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Prime Cut: Livestock Raising and Meatpacking in the United States 1607-1983

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Prime Cut: Livestock Raising and Meatpacking in the United States 1607-1983 - Skaggs, Jimmy M
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Red meat--it's as American as apple pie. In a world where most hunger is alleviated with an occasional handful of grain, red meat's daily appearance on most American tables is a vivid symbol of national prosperity. The red-meat industry is also a powerful symbol. Undulating with the waves made by entrepreneurs and monopolies, shortages and gluts, scandal and government regulations, the industry mirrors the nation's turbulent economic history. Author Jimmy M. Skaggs traces the development of the red-meat industry from ...

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Prime Cut: Livestock Raising and Meatpacking in the United States 1607-1983 1986, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9781585440450

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