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Watching What We Eat

The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows
Collins, Kathleen (Book - 2009 )
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Authors: Collins, Kathleen, 1965-
Title: Watching what we eat
the evolution of television cooking shows
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2009
Characteristics: viii, 278 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Kathleen Collins
Contents: Early period (1945-1962). Stirrings : radio, home economists, and James Beard ; La Cuisine and canned soup : Dione Lucas vs. convenience
Middle period (1963-1992). Julia Child and revolution in the kitchen ; The Me-decade and the Galloping Gourmet ; Cultural capital and the Frugal Gourmet
Modern period (1993-present). A network of its own ; Good television ; "Democratainment" : gender, class, and the Rachel-Martha continuum ; Evolution : how did we get here and what's on next?
ISBN: 1441103198
9781441103192
0826429300
9780826429308
Branch Call Number: 791.456564 C712w 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-272) and index
Subject Headings: Television cooking shows United States History and criticism
Topical Term: Television cooking shows
LCCN: 2008045227
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"In this robust roundup, researcher and librarian Collins scours the archives to show how cooking programs throughout the decades reflect America's changing cultural mores." -Publishers Weekly


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