Watching what we eat : the evolution of television cooking shows / Kathleen Collins

Author(s): Collins, Kathleen, 1965-
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Subjects: Television cooking shows--United States--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Continuum, 2009
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: viii, 278 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
Early Period (1945-1962) 11
Ch. 1. Stirrings: Radio, Home Economists, and James Beard 13
Ch. 2. La Cuisine and Canned Soup: Dione Lucas vs. Convenience 44
Middle Period (1963-1992) 69
Ch. 3. Julia Child and Revolution in the Kitchen 71
Ch. 4. The Me Decade and the Galloping Gourmet 101
Ch. 5. Cultural Capital and the Frugal Gourmet 130
Modern Period (1993-Present) 157
Ch. 6. A Network of Its Own 159
Ch. 7. Good Television 186
Ch. 8. "Democratainment": Gender, Class, and the Rachael-Martha Continuum 211
Ch. 9. Evolution: How Did We Get Here and What's On Next? 232
References 253
Selected Bibliography 270
Index 273
Notes: LCCN: 2008045227
ISBN: 9780826429308 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0826429300 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-272) and index
OCLC Number: 231585781
ISBN/ISSN: 9780826429308
0826429300