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Fear of food : a history of why we worry about what we eat / Harvey Levenstein.

Author/Creator:
Levenstein, Harvey A., 1938-
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Food -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Nutrition -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Diet -- United States.
Food preferences -- United States.
Eating disorders -- United States.
Phobias -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction
Germophobia
Milk: "the most valuable and dangerous food"
Autointoxication & its discontents
Bacteria & beef
"Lucrezia Borgias in the kitchen"
Vitamania & its deficiencies
"Hidden hunger" stalks the land
Natural foods in Shangri-la
Lipophobia
Creating a national eating disorder.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226473741 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226473740 (cloth : alkaline paper)
OCLC:
755080488
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