Pasta, Pizza and Propaganda: Political History of Italian Food TV

Francesco Massimo Maria Buscemi

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Abstract

The book explores the central role of food in Italian culture through a political history of Italian food on national television. A highly original work of political history, the book tells the story of Italian food television from a political point of view: from the pioneering shows developed under strict Catholic control in the 1950s and 1960s to the left-wing political twists of the 1970s, the conservative riflusso or resurgence of the 1980s, through the disputed Berlusconian era, and into the contemporary rise of the celebrity chef. Through this lively and engaging work, we learn that cooking spaghetti in a TV studio is a political act, and by watching it, we become citizens.
Lingua originaleEnglish
EditoreIntellect
Numero di pagine170
Volume2022
ISBN (stampa)9781789384086
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2022
Pubblicato esternamente

Keywords

  • TV history
  • Italian TV
  • cultural studies
  • cultural history,
  • Food TV
  • storia politica
  • Storia ella TV
  • Televisione italiana
  • TV sul cibo
  • studi culturali
  • storia culturale
  • political history

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