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The Other Great Men’s Magazine

Gentry magazine broke new ground with its amazing graphic design and the timeless men’s fashions it presented in every issue.

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It’s a Cigar!

Steven Heller takes a look at vintage cigar advertisements, and the story behind the stogies.

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Exploitation American Style

Pinups are not solely an American phenom, but they are typically American. They began in the 1890s as a window on the female form.

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Inhumanity Depicted

In the ongoing war against war, photo books, such as "Nazi Hel" and "Bombardeos Aereos En España," have proven effective evidence in indicting perpetrators and aggressors.