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University of Delaware
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Environment, gardens, food, technology, World War II, home front, capitalism
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About Me

Anastasia Day is a history doctoral candidate and Hagley Scholar in Capitalism, Technology, and Culture at the University of Delaware. She identifies as a historian of environment, technology, business, and society, themes that collide uniquely in food. Her dissertation is entitled “Productive Plots: Nature, Nation, and Industry in the Victory Gardens of the U.S. World War II Home Front.”

Recent Publications

Anastasia Day, “Perspective | How the White House Garden Became a Political Football,” Washington Post, April 3, 2018, sec. Made by History Perspective,

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States of America
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
Capitalism, Economic History, Environment, Family, Food History, Government, Politics, Public History, Technology, Women