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Open your notebooks, sharpen your pencils, and get ready for a history lesson like none you've ever experienced. Yes, that's right: you're about to learn everything you could ever want to know about the world history of men's magazines -- not sports, not fashion, not hunting or fishing or how to build a birdhouse in ten easy steps, but those titillating periodicals embracing the subject dearest to all heterosexual men's hearts and other organs: the undraped female form. A twenty-five-year veteran of the genre, former men's magazine editor Dian Hanson traces its development from 1900 to 1980 in six massive and informative volumes. Volume II starts in the post-war period of the 1940s when the US surged ahead in magazine production while the rest of the world rebuilt and recovered, and ends in 1957 when censorship at last began to ease.
Welcome to Pornotopia! Everything you could ever want to know about the world history of men's magazines. A twenty-five-year veteran of the genre, former men's magazine editor, Dian Hanson traces its development from 1900 to 1980 in three massive and informative volumes.
TASCHEN veröffentlicht bis Mitte 2005 die erste Geschichte der "Herrenmagazine" mit tausenden, auf höchstem Niveau recherchierten, informativen Abbildungen und Texten. Von den insgesamt 6 Bänden, die den Zeitraum von 1900 bis 1980 dokumentieren, erscheinen im Herbst diesen Jahres bereits zwei Titel. Volume II: 1958- 1967 - Sexmagazine: das Medium wird legal. Die sexuelle Revolution.