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Main Title Beyond beef : the rise and fall of the cattle culture /
Author Rifkin, Jeremy.
Publisher Dutton,
Year Published 1992
OCLC Number 24504620
ISBN 0525934200; 9780525934202
Subjects Beef cattle. ; Beef industry. ; Beef industry--Environmental aspects. ; Cattle trade--West (U.S.)--History. ; Beef--Social aspects. ; Food habits. ; United States, West. ; Vleesindustrie. ; Voedingsgewoonten. ; Rundvee. ; Sociale aspecten. ; Bovinocultura de corte (aspectos sócio-econãomicos) ; Hábitos alimentares. ; Bovins de boucherie. ; Industrie bovine. ; Bovins--Commercialisation--âEtats-Unis (ouest)--Histoire. ; Habitudes alimentaires. ; Viehhandel. ; Geschichte. ; Fleischindustrie. ; Umweltbelastung. ; Fleischproduktion. ; Ernährungsgewohnheit. ; USA--Weststaaten.
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ENAM  SF207.R54 1992 Region 7 IRC Library/Kansas City,KS 03/19/1993
Collation xi, 353 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-340) and index.
Contents Notes
Part one. Cattle and the making of Western civilization -- Sacrifice to slaughter -- Gods and goddesses -- Neolithic cowboys -- Gifts and capital -- Holy cow -- Matadors and Machismo -- Cattlizing the Americas -- British beefeaters -- Let them eat potatoes -- Corpulent cows and opulent Englishmen -- Part two. How the West was won -- Rail links and cattle crossings -- The great bovine switch -- Cowboys and Indians -- Grass is gold -- The politics of "corned beef" -- Barbed wire and land scams -- Part three. The industrialization of beef -- The beef trust -- The disassembly line -- Modern meat -- The automated jungle -- The world steer -- Part four. Feeding cattle and starving people -- Cattle everywhere -- Malthus and meat -- The sociology of fat -- Marbled specks of death -- Cows devour people -- Part five. Cattle and the global environmental crisis -- Ecological colonialism -- Tropical pastures -- Hoofed locusts -- Kicking up dust -- Quenching thirst -- Warming up the planet -- Part six. The consciousness of beef-eating cultures -- The psychology of beef -- Meat and gender hierarchies -- Beef, class, and nationalism -- Cattle and the frontier mentality -- The hamburger and the highway culture -- The deconstruction of modern meat -- Cattle and cold evil -- Beyond beef.