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An incredibly eye-opening, brilliant, and informing book.
I was really engaged during the first part of the book, but towards the middle, I felt like the author rambled a bit so it was difficult to keep my interest.
This book was an interesting view of history and politics told through the story of bread.
Food and its professionalization is a very important concept for the future of humanity. This book considers our past for the future.Published 6 months ago by JotoGrande
I started to read this book. Flipped through a few pages. Then read some more. Very interesting. After 10 minutes I had to put the book down... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mike
The premise sounds so promising, but this is ultimately a thesis paper stretched out into book length, written at the level one would expect a college student to write a thesis... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kathy and Dan
When I walk in the store and look at a loaf of white bread, I see a commodity that has always been present in my life (I'm in my upper fifties) and that I think of as the bread on... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Frederick S. Goethel
Not a particularly pleasant read. More of a position paper and thesis. Worthwhile for those who want such insight. Read more
This book stated out with promise, but then it went down hill and grew rather boring. I would not recommend this book to others.Published 21 months ago by Candifl
An incredibly eye-opening, brilliant, and informing book. I bought it as a required text for a philosophy course in college and would recommend it to any and all interested in the... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Jennifer
This book was an interesting view of history and politics told through the story of bread. It was a very interesting read
and I was totally engrossed and recommended it both... Read more
Bobrow-Strain traces the arc of American white bread history, from when it was trumpeted as the answer to grubby, adulterated loaves from one-oven basement "bakeries" in the late... Read morePublished on July 24, 2012 by Christina Dudley