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Published: 19 March 2018

264 Pages | 25 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719082269

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The playboy and James Bond

007, Ian Fleming and Playboy magazine

First Edition

Claire Hines

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A significant contribution to Bond studies, this is the first book-length study of James Bond's relations with the playboy ideal from the sixties to present day
  • Offers new insights into the enduring legacy of Playboy magazine and James Bond in popular culture, gender and consumerism
  • Includes a detailed analysis of aspects of the Bond phenomenon in the sixties
  • Explores how Bond responded to as well as inspired the playboy lifestyle in the context of social and cultural change, especially gender and consumerism
  • Essential reading for students and scholars of the Bond phenomenon and popular culture, as well as the interested general reader

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