American Mass-Market Magazines

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"Angels Rescind Obit." Newsweek, 21 July 1980, p. 84.

"Coup at Harper's." Newsweek, 15 March 1971, p. 64.

De Bernard Voto. "Ninetieth Anniversary." Harper's Magazine, June 1940, pp. 109- 12.

Fischer, John. "Announcing Some Changes." Harper's Magazine, July 1967, p. 24.

"Hang up at Harper's." Time, 15 March 1971, p. 41.

"Harper's Reborn." Time, 21 July 1980, p. 62.

Lapham, Lewis H. "Intimations of Mortality." Harper's Magazine, September 1980, pp. 8-9.

"Morris Quits at Harper's." Publishers Weekly, 15 March 1971, p. 51.

Mott, Frank Luther. A History of American Magazines. Vol. 2: 1850-1865. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1938.

Mount, D. M. "Mailer Lights Another Fire." Publishers Weekly, 15 February 1971, p. 55.

Reuter, Madalynne. "Two Foundations Buy Harper's." Publishers Weekly, 25 July 1980, p. 81.

Schardt, Arlie, and Nancy Stadtman. "Harper's: 1850-1980." Newsweek, 30 June 1980, p. 71.

"Youth for Harper's." Time, 19 May 1967, p. 56.


Poole's ( 1850-1906); Readers' Guide ( 1889-present); Magazine Index ( 1977- present).


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Publication History


Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 1850-1900; Harper's Monthly Magazine, 1900-1939; Harper's Magazine, 1939-present.


June 1850-current. Monthly. Semiannual volumes. Vol. 62, December 1880- May 1881 is vol. 1 of the British edition.


Harper & Brothers, New York.


Henry J. Raymond, 1850-1856; Alfred H. Guernsey, 1856-1869; Henry Mills Alden, 1869-1919; Thomas B. Wells, 1919-1931; Lee Foster Hartman, 1931- 1941; Frederick L. Allen, 1941-1953; John Fischer, 1954-1967; Willie Morris, 1967-1971; Robert Shnayerson, 1971-1975; Lewis H. Lapham, 1975-1982; Michael Kinsley, 1982-1983; Lewis H. Lapham, 1983-present.



James Hart


One of the more widely read popular health periodicals, Health magazine was founded by publishing patriarch Maxwell M. Geffen, of Family Health Magazine, in 1969. Originally titled Family Health, the preview issue of this magazine


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