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Author Voss, Kimberly Wilmot, 1970- author.

Title The food section : newspaper women and the culinary community / Kimberly Wilmot Voss.

Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource
Summary Before blogs and tweeting and websites, food mavens looked to magazines and newspapers for information on food and recipes. This book traces the history of the newspaper food section and celebrates the women who were pioneer journalists, reporting and writing on the food issues and concerns of the day.
Contents The origins of food journalism in US newspapers -- Food and food journalism during and after World War II -- Food journalism and the rise of consumer activism -- Cookbooks, exchanging recipes, and competitive cooking -- Home economics : The study and practice of domestic science in food journalism -- The restaurant reviewer as journalist -- The death of the women's pages : a changing industry and the legacy of the great food editors.
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Subject Food writing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Newspapers -- Sections, columns, etc. -- United States -- Food -- History -- 20th century.
Women in journalism -- United States.
Food writers -- United States.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Voss, Kimberly Wilmot. Food Section. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014 1306706319
ISBN 9781442227217 (electronic bk.)
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