Russell Lynes

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From the book, The Tastemakers , copyright 1949, 1953, 1954 by J. Russell Lynes, published by Harper & Brothers.
Russell Lynes, Managing Editor of Harper’s Magazine , is the author of Snobs and Guests as well as The Tastemakers , in which this article appears. This current best-seller discusses the evolution of American taste in the past century.

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October 1963

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April 1974

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