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A Perishable History

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674057227

Publication Date: 10/01/2010

Short

416 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

28 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Refrigeration: Cold Revolution
  • 2. Beef: Mobile Meat
  • 3. Eggs: Shell Games
  • 4. Fruit: Ephemeral Beauty
  • 5. Vegetables: Hidden Labor
  • 6. Milk: Border Politics
  • 7. Fish: Wild Life
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2010 Sally Hacker Prize, Society for the History of Technology
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