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Fear. It's What's for Dinner.

U. of Chicago Press

Harvey Levenstein's new book traces America's food fears to Louis Pasteur's 19th-century linkage of disease to bacteria, coupled with industrialization. A World War II-era poster issues a warning.
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In the late 1970s, Harvey Levenstein was a Canadian labor historian with a visiting professorship at the University of Warwick in England. Inspired by the British New Leftist E.P. Thompson's The Making of the English Working Class, Levenstein's...

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