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Published: 13 October 2017

208 Pages | 9 hts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190685591

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Politics of the Pantry

Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America

Emily E. LB. Twarog

  • Argues that women used their platforms as housewives and mothers to make political statements about rising costs of food at key moments in the 20th century.
  • Historic study of food justice organizing.
  • Shows that women's involvement in food protests led to the involvement in formal electoral politics.