Playboy and the Making of the Good Life in Modern America

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Playboy was more than a magazine filled with pictures of nude women and advice on how to mix the perfect martini. Indeed, the magazine's vision of sexual liberation, high living, and "the good life" came to define mainstream images of postwar life. In exploring the history of America's most widely read and influential men's magazine, Elizabeth Fraterrigo hones in on the values, style, and gender formulations put forth in its pages and how they gained widespread currency in American culture. She shows that for Hugh Hefner, ...

Playboy and the Making of the Good Life in Modern America 2011, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199832453

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Playboy and the Making of the Good Life in Modern America 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195386103

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