Watching What We Eat: The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows / Edition 1

Watching What We Eat: The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows / Edition 1

by Kathleen Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826429300

ISBN-13: 9780826429308

Pub. Date: 05/28/2009

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

More than just a how-to or an amusement, cooking shows are also a unique social barometer.  See more details below

Overview

More than just a how-to or an amusement, cooking shows are also a unique social barometer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826429308
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
05/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................vii
Introduction....................1
Early Period (1945-1962)....................11
Chapter 1 Stirrings: Radio, Home Economists, and James Beard....................13
Chapter 2 La Cuisine and Canned Soup: Dione Lucas vs. Convenience....................44
Middle Period (1963-1992)....................69
Chapter 3 Julia Child and Revolution in the Kitchen....................71
Chapter 4 The Me Decade and the Galloping Gourmet....................101
Chapter 5 Cultural Capital and the Frugal Gourmet....................130
Modern Period (1993-Present)....................157
Chapter 6 A Network of Its Own....................159
Chapter 7 Good Television....................186
Chapter 8 "Democratainment": Gender, Class, and the Rachael-Martha Continuum....................211
Chapter 9 Evolution: How Did We Get Here and What's On Next?....................232
References....................253
Selected Bibliography....................270
Index....................273

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