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Author Bentley, Amy, 1962-
Title Eating for victory : food rationing and the politics of domesticity / Amy Bentley.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1998]
©1998

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  D810.W7 B45 1998    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  D810.W7 B45 1998    AVAILABLE  
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States.
Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Homemakers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Rationing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Description xiii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-234) and index.
Contents Rationing is good democracy -- Woman as wartime homemaker : family, food, and national security -- Islands of serenity : gender, race, and ordered meals -- Meat and sugar : consumption, rationing, and wartime food deprivation -- Victory gardening and canning : men, women, and home front family food production -- Freedom from want : abundance and sacrifice in U.S. postwar famine relief.
ISBN 0252024192 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0252067274 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 38168249
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction1
1Rationing Is Good Democracy9
2Woman as Wartime Homemaker: Family, Food, and National Security30
3Islands of Serenity: Gender, Race, and Ordered Meals59
4Meat and Sugar: Consumption, Rationing, and Wartime Food Deprivation85
5Victory Gardening and Canning: Men, Women, and Home Front Family Food Production114
6Freedom from Want: Abundance and Sacrifice in U.S. Postwar Famine Relief142
 Epilogue171
 Notes181
 Selected Bibliography219
 Index235