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date: 18 July 2019

Food in the 20th-century American City 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Urban History
Author(s):
Adam ShprintzenAdam Shprintzen

Rapid industrial growth in the early decades of the 20th century changed the nature of food production, consumption, and transportation to American cities. Urban populations skyrocketed thanks to the dual forces of industrialization and immigration, as the United States became a predominantly urban nation by ... ...

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