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Author O'Sullivan, Robin, author.

Title American organic : a cultural history of farming, gardening, shopping, and eating / Robin O'Sullivan.

Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, 2015.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  641.302 Os8a 2015    ---  Available
 FSCC Non-Fiction  641.302 Os8a, 2015    ---  Available
Description 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series CultureAmerica
Culture America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Organic destiny -- A noisy spring: "genius?" or "fraud?" -- An alternative way to live -- Leaders, land lovers, locavores, labels, laws, and a little lunacy -- Individual organic optimization: health hopes and fears -- Organic consumers: voting with dollars and forging identities.
Summary In American Organic we see how organic growing and consumption has been everything from a practical decision, lifestyle choice, and status marker to a political deed, subversive effort, and social philosophy - and how organic production and consumption are entrenched in the lives of all Americans, whether they eat organic food or not.
Subject Natural foods -- United States -- History.
Organic farming -- United States -- History.
Natural foods. (OCoLC)fst01034032
Organic farming. (OCoLC)fst01047688
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780700621330 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700621334 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780700621583 (ebook)
070062158X (ebook)

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