Cosmopolitian magazine dating
With a circulation of 1,700,000 in the 1930s, Cosmopolitan had an advertising income of ,000,000.
Emphasizing fiction in the 1940s, it was subtitled The Four-Book Magazine since the first section had one novelette, six or eight short stories, two serials, six to eight articles and eight or nine special features, while the other three sections featured two novels and a digest of current non-fiction books. The magazine began to run less fiction during the 1950s.
Published by Hearst Corporation, Cosmopolitan has 64 international editions, including Armenia, Australia, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Latin America, Malaysia, the Middle East, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom Authors and their writings in the first issue included: Paul Schlicht told his first-issue readers inside of the front cover that his publication was a "first-class family magazine", then adding, "There will be a department devoted exclusively to the concerns of women, with articles on fashions, on household decoration, on cooking, and the care and management of children, etc.
There was also a department for the younger members of the family." Under John Brisben Walker's ownership, E. Walker, formerly with Harper's Monthly, took over as the new editor, introducing colour illustrations, serials and book reviews. In 1897, Cosmopolitan announced plans for a free correspondence school: "No charge of any kind will be made to the student.
In 1968 at the feminist Miss America protest, protestors symbolically threw a number of feminine products into a "Freedom Trash Can." These included copies of Cosmopolitan and Playboy magazines.
The Latin American edition of Cosmopolitan was launched in April 1973.
In June 1914 it was shortened to Hearst's and was ultimately titled Hearst's International in May 1922.