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Who Should Be Responsible for Food Safety?: Oysters as a Case Study

Matthew Morse Booker

in Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The paradox of modern life is that consumers demand government protect them from an ever-greater range of risks, but at the same time complain about ever-greater government control. Reviewing ... More


Crackdown

Russell Crandall

in Drugs and Thugs: The History and Future of America's War on Drugs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300240344
eISBN:
9780300255874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300240344.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter recounts how the United States in the nineteenth century permitted considerable personal freedom of choice regarding drugs, citing the idiosyncrasies of the U.S. Constitution that helped ... More


Reining In Progressive “State Medicine”

Lewis A. Grossman

in Choose Your Medicine: Freedom of Therapeutic Choice in America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190612757
eISBN:
9780197606582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612757.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the Progressive Era, the medical freedom movement appropriated the phrase “state medicine” to designate an expanding tyrannical conspiracy between public officials and the American Medical ... More


The History of Food and Public Health

Emily Contois and Anastasia Day

in Food and Public Health: A Practical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190626686
eISBN:
9780190626716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626686.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Economic, political, and social changes prompted the evolution of our current food system. Studying the historical context of these changes helps us to better understand and devise nutrition policy ... More


The Battle for a Dry America

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190841577
eISBN:
9780197523322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841577.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 17 examines the Anti-Saloon League’s pivot to pressing for the Eighteenth (Prohibition) Amendment. In 1912 former president Theodore Roosevelt ran as a third-party Progressive against his ... More


The Progressive Soul of American Prohibition

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190841577
eISBN:
9780197523322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841577.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Traditional prohibition histories make a big to-do about evangelical Christianity. But as Chapter 14 explores, the evangelism of the Progressive Era was not about Bible thumping, or otherworldly ... More


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