The Glamour System
Normal Price: $230.72
Your Price: $207.65 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $23.07! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.38 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Glamour System by Stephen Gundle
Book DescriptionIn the twentieth century, glamour has often been associated with the cinema and its stars, though fashion, 'high society', popular music, shopping, glossy magazines and advertising have all sought to harness its allure. The authors explore the origins and uses of the aura of glamour and trace its history and power as a language of visual seduction.
Buy Glamour System book by Stephen Gundle from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780333733806
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen Gundle
Cult of the Duce, Paperback (January 2015)
The cult of the Duce is the first book to explore systematically the personality cult of the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, looking in detail at its many manifestations in the visual arts, architecture, political spectacle and the media, and analyses its controversial resonances in the postwar period.
Death and the Dolce Vita, Paperback (May 2012)
The true story of Italy's most infamous murder, and the scandal that rocked the country.
Glamour, Paperback (July 2009)
Stephen Gundle explains what glamour is, where it came from, and how it has developed over the last two centuries - right up to the present day.
Mass Culture and Italian Society from Fascism to the Cold War, Paperback (January 2008)» View all books by Stephen Gundle
The 1930s to the 1950s in Italy witnessed large increases in film-going, radio-listening, and the sale of music and weekly magazines. This book draws on evidence, including oral histories and archival material, to explore possible continuities between the uses of mass culture before and after World War II.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Glamour System book by Stephen Gundle and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Stephen Gundle
STEPHEN GUNDLE is Professor of Italian Cultural History at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He is author of Between Hollywood and Moscow: The Italian Communists and the Challenge of Mass Culture, 1943-91 (2000). CLINO CASTELLI is a Professional Designer based in Milan, Italy, and the founder of Castelli Design Milano. A Visiting Professor at the Politecnico di Milano, he is the author of Transitive Design (1999).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.