How the Other Half Ate: A History of Working-Class Meals at by Katherine Leonard Turner

By Katherine Leonard Turner

within the past due 19th and early 20th centuries, working-class american citizens had consuming behavior that have been pretty formed by way of jobs, households, neighborhoods, and the instruments, utilities, and dimension in their kitchens—along with their cultural historical past. How the opposite part Ate is a deep exploration through historian and lecturer Katherine Turner that supplies an remarkable and punctiliously researched learn of the altering nutrition panorama in American working-class households from industrialization throughout the 1950s.

Relevant to readers throughout various disciplines—history, economics, sociology, city stories, women’s experiences, and nutrients studies—this paintings fills a huge hole in historic literature by means of illustrating how households skilled nutrients and cooking through the so-called age of abundance. Turner grants an enticing portrait that exhibits how America’s operating classification, in a mess of how, has formed the meals we consume today.

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