The girl on the magazine cover : the origins of visual stereotypes in American mass media (Book, 2001) [Huntingdon College Houghton Memorial Library]
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The girl on the magazine cover : the origins of visual stereotypes in American mass media

Author: Carolyn L Kitch
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher description: From the Gibson Girl to the flapper, from the vamp to the New Woman, Carolyn Kitch traces mass media images of women to their historical roots on magazine covers, unveiling the origins of gender stereotypes in early-twentieth-century American culture. Kitch examines the years from 1895 to 1930 as a time when the first wave of feminism intersected with the rise of new technologies and media for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kitch, Carolyn L.
Girl on the magazine cover.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606588217
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn L Kitch
ISBN: 0807826537 9780807826539 0807849782 9780807849781
OCLC Number: 46462846
Description: xii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From true woman to new woman --
The American girl --
Dangerous women and the crisis of masculinity --
Alternative visions --
Patriotic images --
The flapper --
The modern American family --
The advertising connection.
Responsibility: Carolyn Kitch.
Local System Bib Number:
55230

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From the Gibson Girl to the flapper, from the vamp to the New Woman, Carolyn Kitch traces mass media images of women to their historical roots on magazine covers, unveiling the origins of gender  Read more...
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