SOAP, SEX AND CIGARETTES examines how American advertising both mirrors society and creates it. From the first newspaper advertisement in colonial times to todayas online viral advertising, the text explores how advertising grew in America, how products and brands were produced and promoted, and how advertisements and agencies reflect and introduce cultural trends and issues. The threads of art, industry, culture, and technology unify the work. The text is chronological in its organization and is lavishly illustrated with advertisements. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.he stock market crash marked the beginning of the worst economic depresa sion in U.S. history, as well as hard times for advertising. Within weeks of the October 1929 panic, billions of dollars in stock value evaporated as investorsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Soap, Sex, and Cigarettes: A Cultural History of American Advertising|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-07-19|