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Vegetarian America: A History

3.16 of 5 stars 3.16  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  3 reviews
The first complete history of vegetarianism in the United States, this story reveals the people, the organizations, and the events from the late 1700s to the present. Despite generally held notions that today's vegetarianism sprang from 1960s counterculture and that prior to that its only advocates were fanatics and fringe groups, the authors explore strong movements in ot ...more
Hardcover, 267 pages
Published April 30th 2004 by Praeger (first published April 1st 2004)
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Aug 05, 2013 Vegetarian rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone with a vegetarian interest
I was THRILLED to find myself mentioned on page 180 of _Vegetarian America: A History_ by Karen and Michael Iacobbo. My longtime friend, 'Saiom' Nellie Shriver was mentioned for her public media outreach with vegetarian PSAs and how I had heard a string of those PSAs on WEEI, then a local Boston news outlet, while at Harvard Divinity School I was preparing for an Old Testament exam (a section on the minor prophets).

I wrote down the PO Box 4333 for American Vegetarians, sent 'them' (her) a postca
Keith Akers
Good source of info on vegetarianism in America before the Civil War, goes downhill after that. Not an easy read, it gives the impression of being rushed into print by the publisher (typos galore), this book is primarily for those who are vegetarians or obsessed with the history of vegetarianism.
Sep 15, 2011 Mila added it
a must read for any vegan or vegetarian.
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