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White Bread
A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.00

How did white bread, once an icon of American progress, become “white trash”? In this lively history of bakers, dietary crusaders, and social reformers, Aaron Bobrow-Strain shows us that what we think about the humble, puffy loaf says a lot about who we are and what we want our society to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

White Bread
A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $27.95

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
White Bread
A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $27.95

What can the history of America’s one-hundred-year love-hate relationship with sliced white bread tell us about contemporary efforts to change the way we eat? Fluffy industrial loaves are about as far from slow, local, and organic as you can get, but the story of social reformers, food experts, and diet gurus... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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