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In vogue: North American and British representations of women smokers in Vogue, 1920s-1960s
(Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, 2007)
The image of a cigarette in a woman’s hand symbolizes independence, non-conformity and personal power, despite widespread awareness that smoking has serious health risks. Through a content analysis of North American and ...
Feminine modernity in interwar Britain and North America: Corsets, cars, and cigarettes
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008)
Cars, corsets, and cigarettes occupied a prominent place in British and U.S. editions of Vogue in the interwar years. All three products were presented as quintessentially modern and possessing the capacity to modernize ...