Journals Higher Education



17 September 2008

464 Pages | 24 b/w plates

5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199210985

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A History

Stephen Gundle

  • The first ever history of glamour and its three vital ingredients--sex appeal, money, and fame
  • Covers the lives of the rich and famous over the last two centuries--from Napoleon to Marilyn Monroe, from Beau Brummell to Gianni Versace
  • Highlights both the magic of glamour--and also its sleazy and sometimes tragic underside