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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393322378
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 877,338
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 11.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Max Gallo is the author of numerous biographies and essays, including works on Garibaldi, Mussolini, and Napoleon. He lives in France.

Table of Contents

The Poster as a Mirror9
1789-1848: From the Bastille to the "Industrial Wonders"15
1848-1898: The Triumph of the Middle Class41
1898-1914: The Products of the Belle Epoque69
1914-1924: Images of War and Revolution183
1924-1945: Propaganda and Ideology219
1945-1970: Words and Images273
1970-1990: Fragmentation of Society, Uniformity of the Image295
Essay by Charles Flowers: Image and Idea in a Wired Decade: The 1990s318
Bibliography and Picture Credits336

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