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Israeli Culture of the 60s, 70s and 80s

Lot Number 18

Monitin, Magazine, 61 Issues, 1978- 1984

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Lot Number 18

Monitin, Magazine, 61 Issues, 1978- 1984

Ten volumes featuring issues 1-30, 43-73 of periodical Monitin, from 1978-1984. Altoghether 61 issues.
When it first appeared Monitin was considered innovative and high quality. It dealt with a wide variety of subjects, which indluded, aside from political coverage, culture and life-style - architecture, fashion, music, culinary and leisure culture. Its writing style, New-Journalism, was innovative for Israel of the period, in its personal and direct tone, and the use of thin sharp language, which was at the same time broad minded and opinionated. Its design was also innovative - it was printed on in color on chromo paper and its graphic design was deliberate, with a prominent use of photos and illustrations.
Its first editor was Adam Baruch, who very much who determined the character of the magazine. His line was continued by his successor, Ron Maiberg.
Contributors included, among others: Yaron London, Dan Ben Amotz, Nahum Barnea, Yaakov Rothblit, Meir Shalev, Rino Tzror, Yoram Kaniuk, Yona Wollach, Amnon Abramowitch and Danny Dotan.
In the late 1980s, after a decline in Monitin's popularity, it was sold to businesswoman Galia Albin. In 1993 it was closed.
Issues are bound in hardcover. Very good condition.

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