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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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In Beetle's creation story, a plot twist-A Jewish design engineer

In Beetle's creation story, a plot twist-A Jewish design engineer | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
The tale is intriguing: A Jewish engineer and journalist, whose designs and published work in the 1930s laid out the basics for the Volkswagen Beetle championed by Hitler, was arrested, chased from Germany and nearly airbrushed out of history.
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Thinking Small by Andrea Hiott

Thinking Small by  Andrea Hiott | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon.
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