Hamilton, Shane



Shane Hamilton is an assistant professor of history at the University of Georgia, where he teaches 20th-century U.S. social and political history, the history of capitalism, agricultural history, and history of technology.  Besides Trucking Country, he has published articles and reviews in Agricultural History, Business History Review, Enterprise & Society, Reviews in American History, and Technology and Culture.  He is currently working on a book entitled “Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the American Century,” which has been funded by a National Science Foundation Scholar’s Award.  The History News Network selected him in 2008 as a “Top Young Historian.”

On Rorotoko:

On his book Trucking Country: The Road to America’s Wal-Mart Economy
(Our Cover Feature of May 01, 2009)