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Chinstraps, Nose Moulds and Corsets: A Shopper's Guide to Feminine Beauty 1880S-1930s

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For centuries, the seeds sown by advertising to beguile women have fallen on fertile ground. The sell has been soft-to create a feeling of promise. Then, as now, it has been essential to make the product unforgettable, superior, one that outshines all the others-yet, somehow, within reach. Although, outwardly, it is beauty products and clothing that seem to give women ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Michael O'Mara
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Sep 10, 2016 Rogue Reader rated it it was ok
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Cutouts of early advertising for women's products showing attitudes and expectations. The author's accompanying narratives are a nonsense and don't add; I would have preferred a more scholarly discussion of the item.
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