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  • New book explores housewives, food and consumer protests in 20th-century America

    Photo of U. of I. labor and employment relations professor Emily E. LB. Twarog.

    The rising cost of meat and the power of housewives to agitate for a more equitable standard of living is the focus of a new book by U. of I. labor and employment relations professor Emily E. LB. Twarog.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Emily E. LB. Twarog, call 312-413-0166; email etwarog@illinois.edu.

    The book “Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America” is available online.