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Rice and Beans : A Unique Dish in a Hundred Places

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...Only a seemingly insatiable interest in the subject of food on the part of so many people could have given rise to a book like this one. It is not the same interest as that of the hungry. For a large fraction of global humanity, hunger...

The Challenge of Abundance: Italy 1945–1960

Carol Helstosky

Carol F. Helstosky is Assistant Professor of European History at the University of Denver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Garlic and Oil : Politics and Food in Italy

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...The Second World War may have exposed all the shortcomings of the fascist regime, but the pressing needs of reconstruction left little time or resources for delving into past mistakes. The Alto Commissariato dell’Alimentazione (High...

La Cuisine and Canned Soup: Dione Lucas vs. Convenience

Kathleen Collins

Kathleen Collins is an experienced author and researcher who has studied and written about television, media history, popular culture and food. Her work has appeared in the magazines Working Woman and Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture and in the anthology Secrets & Confidences: The Complicated Truth About Women’s Friendships (Seal Press: 2004). She has also written encyclopedia entries on a variety of media history topics. She has a Master’s degree in journalism with a specialization in cultural reporting and criticism from New York University and a Master’s degree in library science from Long Island University. For the past ten years, she has worked as an editorial researcher for a variety of publications including Glamour and Ladies’ Home Journal. She is now a librarian and lives in Manhattan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Watching What We Eat : The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows

Continuum, 2009

Book chapter

...Canned soups can be magnificent, the lowly meatball wildly exciting, and old-fashioned corned beef hash an emotional experience.There is a tendency to whisk in and out of the kitchen, to be lured by dishes that can be made most quickly....

Starvation Science: From Colonies to Metropole

Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book chapter

...‘With the advent of the Second World War’, the English nutrition expert Frederick Prescott recalled in 1947, ‘clinicians in Europe were able to study deficiency disease first hand without having to go to tropical countries’....

Promise of More. The Rhetoric of (Food) Consumption in a Society Searching for Itself: West Germany in the 1950s

Food, Drink and Identity : Cooking, Eating and Drinking in Europe Since the Middle Ages

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...Looking at Germany in 1945, no-one would have expected that only a decade later its western part would become a prosperous country and a democratic state eager to rejoin the international community of civilised nations. Indeed...

Stirrings: Radio, Home Economists, and James Beard

Kathleen Collins

Kathleen Collins is an experienced author and researcher who has studied and written about television, media history, popular culture and food. Her work has appeared in the magazines Working Woman and Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture and in the anthology Secrets & Confidences: The Complicated Truth About Women’s Friendships (Seal Press: 2004). She has also written encyclopedia entries on a variety of media history topics. She has a Master’s degree in journalism with a specialization in cultural reporting and criticism from New York University and a Master’s degree in library science from Long Island University. For the past ten years, she has worked as an editorial researcher for a variety of publications including Glamour and Ladies’ Home Journal. She is now a librarian and lives in Manhattan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Watching What We Eat : The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows

Continuum, 2009

Book chapter

...In a culture like ours, long accustomed to splitting and dividing all things as a means of control, it is sometimes a bit of a shock to be reminded that, in operational and practical fact, the medium is the message. Cooking...

Commercial Rice Cultivation and the Regional Economy of Southeastern Asia, 1850–1950

Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book chapter

...Trading and settlement patterns across Asia owe much to the availability of rice in particular locations. In the early nineteenth century, the majority of those who ate rice also grew it, but a century later a large and growing number...

Austerity and Decline, Italy 1935–45

Carol Helstosky

Carol F. Helstosky is Assistant Professor of European History at the University of Denver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Garlic and Oil : Politics and Food in Italy

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...In the last weeks of September 1935, citizens across Italy celebrated the sixth annual National Festival of the Grape with ‘vibrant enthusiasm’ and ‘unanimous consent’ as reported by the press. The largest and most popular celebration...

The Politics of Taste and Smell

The Politics of Food

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...Our arms and legs are full of sleeping memories of the past.In 1948, roughly 400 Arab Palestinian villages and towns were depopulated and appropriated by the State of Israel. Since then Palestinian refugees have continued visiting the sites...