Analysis Of White Bread

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Summary Bread has become a staple food in the majority of Americans lives. Through Bobrow-Strain’s novel of White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf (2012) he examines what has changed the patterns and perceptions of white bread and the industrialization of white bread through-out American History. Bobrow-Strain discusses alarming thoughts about what is done to the bread through control, money, likes, dislikes and the economics of the industrialization of bread. One of the main aspects of why white bread is examined so intensively in his book is because of how people associate it with a certain race, class or even gender. Bobrow-Strain shows the reader how white bread says a lot about who we are and who we want to be as a society.…show more content…
It is told through the view of Americas love hate relationship with white bread and their understanding of “good food”. The book is written in an article form that is structed into chapters for people to provide a better understanding for the readers. Bobrow-Strain did not write the book in chronological order but written into sections and then written chronologically in that section. This helps the audience to better understand his main arguments of the book while moving through history. There are many examples through out the book which help to give a better mental picture to the reader to grasp the ups and downs of white bread. The author wrote White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf for food activists, foodies and other food academics who want to better understand food production and food studies. It helps to recognize alternative food production and to comprehend how food is such an important part in our lives. This book helps to give a better understanding for other aspects of our course because it connects the industrialization of food and the daily patterns we use to consume it with alternative food movements in North

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