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The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921 (Hardback)
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The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921 (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 30/10/2013
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Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781469608914
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 23 mm
Edition: New edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Will make fascinating reading for proponents of a healthy lifestyle and students of Americana alike."
-"ForeWord Magazine"
"History comes back to life in ["The Vegetarian Crusade"]."--"Chicago Reader"

"Shprintzen's original and probing book offers many ideas for researchers and writers to explore."--"History News Network"

"This unique, readable history of the vegetarian movement in America reveals its deep roots . . . [and] will make fascinating reading for proponents of a healthy lifestyle and students of Americana alike."--"ForeWord Reviews"

"An excellent overview of the US vegetarian movement. . . [with] lucid, lively prose . . . . Highly recommended. All academic, general, and professional food history collections."--"Choice"

History comes back to life in ["The Vegetarian Crusade"].--"Chicago Reader"

"This carefully crafted study will have broad appeal, reaching not only readers interested in American food culture but also those invested in understanding the nature of US social reform movements, ranging from abolitionism to Progressivism."--"The Historian"

This unique, readable history of the vegetarian movement in America reveals its deep roots . . . [and] will make fascinating reading for proponents of a healthy lifestyle and students of Americana alike.--ForeWord Reviews


An excellent overview of the US vegetarian movement. . . [with] lucid, lively prose . . . . Highly recommended. All academic, general, and professional food history collections.--Choice


Shprintzen's original and probing book offers many ideas for researchers and writers to explore.--History News Network


This well-researched and accessible work is recommended for readers of U.S. social history and for vegetarians interested in knowing that the roots of their movement go deeper than the publication of Peter Singer's Animal Liberation and the founding of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Fans of culinary history books . . . will also find much to love here.--Library Journal


In this lively study Adam D. Shprintzen sidesteps the anecdotal and partisan viewpoints of the popular literature on vegetarian eating to write a focused history of the vegetarian movement in the United States between 1817 and 1921. . . . The Vegetarian Crusade brings to life a riveting collection of notable figures in the meatless subculture.--Journal of American History


History comes back to life in [The Vegetarian Crusade].--Chicago Reader


This carefully crafted study will have broad appeal, reaching not only readers interested in American food culture but also those invested in understanding the nature of US social reform movements, ranging from abolitionism to Progressivism."--The Historian


Provides a compelling account of vegetarianism's links to ideological reforms in health, fitness, and social justice.--Journal of American Culture


A valuable contribution to studies of American reforms.--Journal of Southern History

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