By (author) Josh Ozersky
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Hamburger by Josh Ozersky
Book DescriptionWhat do we think of when we think of the hamburger? A robust, succulent spheroid of fresh ground beef, the birthright of red-blooded American citizens? Or a Styrofoam-shrouded Big Mac, mass-produced to industrial specifications and served by wage slaves to an obese, brainwashed population? Is it cooking or commodity? An icon of freedom or the quintessence of conformity? This fast-paced and entertaining book unfolds the immense significance of the hamburger as an American icon. Josh Ozersky shows how the history of the burger is entwined with American business and culture and how the burger's story is in many ways the story of the country that invented (and reinvented) it. How this all happened, and why, is a remarkable story, told here with insight, humor, and gusto.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781921410581
(210mm x 147mm x mm)
Imprint: UNSW Press
Publisher: UNSW Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Josh Ozersky
Colonel Sanders and the American Dream, Hardback (April 2012)
This engrossing biography of Kentucky Fried Chicken/KFC founder Harland Sanders tells a uniquely American story of a dirt-poor striver with unlimited ambition who launched one of the world's most successful brands - and then ended up as a mere symbol for the corporation that bought him out
Hamburger, Paperback (June 2009)» View all books by Josh Ozersky
What do Americans think of when they think of the hamburger? This book unfolds the immense significance of the hamburger as an American icon. It shows how the history of the burger is entwined with American business and culture and, unexpectedly, how the burger's story is in many ways the story of the country that invented (and reinvented) it.
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