True Crime Detective Magazines 1924-1969 Издательство: Taschen, 2008 г Суперобложка, 336 стр ISBN 978-3-8228-2559-4 Языки: Английский, Немецкий, Французский Мелованная бумага, Цветные иллюстрации инфо 4738a.

Редактор: Дайн Хэнсон At the height of the Jazz Age, when Prohibition was turning ordinary citizens into criminals and ordinary criminals into celebrities, America's true crime detective magazines wereаьащэ born "True Detective" came first in 1924, and by 1934, when the Great Depression had produced colorful outlaws like Machine Gun Kelly, Bonnie and Clyde, Babyface Nelson, and John Dillinger, the magazines were so popular cops and robbers alike vied to see thбктмоemselves on the pages Even FBI boss JEdgar Hoover wrote regularly for what came to be called the "Dickbooks," referring to a popular slang term for the police "True Detective", "American Detective", "Inside Detective", "Real Detective", "Master Detective", "Startling Detective" and others were at their peak in the '30s, with gorgeous painted covers and Jim Thompson covering the crime beat As the decades rolled oбрюююn, the magazines went through a curious metamorphosis, however When liquor was once more legal, the Depression over and all the flashy criminals dead or imprisoned, the "detectives" turned to sin to make sales Sexy bad girls in tight sweaters, slit skirts and stiletto heels adorned every cover Coverlines shouted "I Was a Girl Burglar For Kicks," "Sex Habits of Women Killers," "Bride of Sin!," "She Played Me for a Sucker," and most succinctly, "Bad Woman" Hundreds of covers and interior images from dozens of magazine titles tell the story, not just of the "detectives," but also of America's attitudes towards sex, sin, crime and punishment over five decades With texts by magazine collector Eric Godtland, George Hagenaur and "True Detective" editor Marc Gerald, "True Crime Detective Magazines" is an informative and entertaining look at one of the strangest publishing niches of all timбткэоe Формат издания: 24 см х 27,5 см Иллюстрации Автор Eric Godtland.