Jeong WA5 - HIS 204 Week 5 Answer the following questions:...

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HIS 204 Week 5 Answer the following questions: WHO is the author of this book? What does his/her background bring to the meaning of the content? Eric Schlosser (born August 17, 1959) is an award-winning American journalist and author known for investigative or muckraking journalism. He was born in Manhattan and he spent his childhood there. His father a former Wall Street lawyer who turned to broadcasting later in his career, eventually became the President of NBC in 1974. That’s why the author interested in Journalism. He also concerned about American History because he studied History at Princeton University. WHEN : Describe the social, political, economic, and cultural context into which this document appears? Why does the author choose to discuss this topic at this point in time? The book describes with the development of fast food industry. He also explains the transformation from independent restaurants into a few uniform franchises . This shift allowed to a production line kitchen prototype, self-service, standardization. In
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2009 for the course HIST 104A taught by Professor Hanson during the Spring '08 term at Binghamton University.

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Jeong WA5 - HIS 204 Week 5 Answer the following questions:...

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