Raising steaks : the life and times of American beef / Betty Fussell
Book | Harcourt | 2008 | 1st ed.
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Edition
1st ed.
Description
402 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [374]-383) and index.
Contents
The cowboy and the machine -- Beefy boys -- Breaking the wild -- Playing cowboy -- The new range wars -- Circling the wagons -- Buffalo commons -- Greening beef -- Good breeding -- The smell of Greeley -- Slaughterhouse blues -- Riding point for the industry -- Mad cows and ethanol -- Beef: it's what's for dinner -- The united steaks of America.
Summary
Provides a look at the history of the beef industry in the United States, including the land wars between the British and Spanish ranchers, the cowboys who roamed their prairies, and the industrial processing machines of the modern day.
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9780151012022
0151012024
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