Putting Meat on the American Table: Taste, Technology, Transformation Roger Horowitz

ISBN: 9780801882418

Published: November 16th 2005

Paperback

192 pages


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Putting Meat on the American Table: Taste, Technology, Transformation  by  Roger Horowitz

Putting Meat on the American Table: Taste, Technology, Transformation by Roger Horowitz
November 16th 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 192 pages | ISBN: 9780801882418 | 6.49 Mb

Engagingly written and richly illustrated, Putting Meat on the American Table explains how America became a meat-eating nation—from the colonial period to the present. It examines the relationships between consumer preference and meat processing—MoreEngagingly written and richly illustrated, Putting Meat on the American Table explains how America became a meat-eating nation—from the colonial period to the present.

It examines the relationships between consumer preference and meat processing—looking closely at the production of beef, pork, chicken, and hot dogs.Roger Horowitz argues that a series of new technologies have transformed American meat. He draws on detailed consumption surveys that shed new light on Americas eating preferences—especially differences associated with income, rural versus urban areas, and race and ethnicity.Putting Meat on the American Table will captivate general readers and interest all students of the history of food, technology, business, and American culture.



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