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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Shane Hamilton

Shane HamiltonShane Hamilton is a lecturer in international business and strategy at the University of York; he was previously an associate professor of history at the University of Georgia. His research explores historical and contemporary policy issues in agribusiness, food, and risk management. His first book, Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy (2008), won the Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award for best book from the Agricultural History Society. With Sarah Phillips, he is a coauthor of The Kitchen Debate and Cold War Consumer Politics: A Brief History with Documents (2014). His current research explores the role of supermarkets in the Cold War "Farms Race."

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