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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...
...It was a typical tourist’s day in 1959 with a bit of local color (a visit to a nearby school), a shopping outing, and a lingering lunch. Nina Khrushchev was visiting with her husband, the Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev...

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...

Food and Nationalism in an Independent Ghana

The Emergence of National Food : The Dynamics of Food and Nationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Introduction The modern nation of Ghana in West Africa was conceived in a food fight. In January 1948, the Ga Chief Nii Kwabena Bonne III organized a campaign to boycott European alimentary and textile goods. The Ga, part of the Ga–Dangme...

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

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...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...

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...

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...

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

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...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...