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Author Sumner, David E., 1946-

Title The magazine century : American magazines since 1900 / David E. Sumner

Publ Info New York : Peter Lang, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN4877 .S86 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN4877 .S86 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Mediating American history, 0085-2473 ; v. 9
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The magazine century -- The 1890s: the emergence of modern magazines -- 1900-1920: pioneers create a prosperous century -- The 1920s: good times, great magazines -- The 1930s: more readers, but fewer advertisers -- The 1940s: paper shortages, censorship, and more magazines -- The 1950s: television spurs leisure activities, magazine growth -- The 1960s: social change for magazines and America -- The 1970s: magazines and "the me decade" -- The 1980s: computers and celebrities dominate the decade -- The 1990s: new media, new magazines, new controversies, new problems -- Post-2000: a look back, a look forward
LC subject American periodicals -- History -- 20th century
Periodicals -- Publishing
Alt Title American magazines since 1900
ISBN 9781433104930 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1433104938 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781433104947 (casebound : alk. paper)
1433104946 (casebound : alk. paper)