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Vegetarians and vegans in America today [electronic resource] / Karen Iacobbo and Michael Iacobbo ; foreword by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson and Leila Masson.

By: Iacobbo, Karen.
Contributor(s): Iacobbo, Michael | Masson, J. Moussaieff (Jeffrey Moussaieff), 1941- | Masson, Leila.
Material type: TextTextSeries: American subcultures: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 201 p.) : ports.ISBN: 9780313071904 (electronic bk.); 031307190X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Vegetarianism -- United States | Vegetarians -- United States | Vegans -- United States | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Nutrition | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diets | MEDICAL -- Nutrition | MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Nutrition | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Food Content GuidesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Vegetarians and vegans in America today.DDC classification: 613.2/620973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Vegetarian world. -- Transformation: former meat eaters tell their stories -- Food, hospitality, and business -- Culture -- Body and soul: motivations for abstaining from animal flesh, from physical to profound -- Spreading the good news -- pt. 2. Vegetarians in a meat-eating country. -- Paradox -- Vegudice -- Life, liberty, and the pursuit of vegetarian rights -- pt. 3. The future of vegetarianism in the United States. -- Brave new world: genetically engineered vegetables, laboratory-grown meat, humane slaughter, and "vegetarians" who eat meat -- Hope springs eternal.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-196) and index.

pt. 1. Vegetarian world. -- Transformation: former meat eaters tell their stories -- Food, hospitality, and business -- Culture -- Body and soul: motivations for abstaining from animal flesh, from physical to profound -- Spreading the good news -- pt. 2. Vegetarians in a meat-eating country. -- Paradox -- Vegudice -- Life, liberty, and the pursuit of vegetarian rights -- pt. 3. The future of vegetarianism in the United States. -- Brave new world: genetically engineered vegetables, laboratory-grown meat, humane slaughter, and "vegetarians" who eat meat -- Hope springs eternal.

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