The term, magazines, is usually used to indicate the popular, or non-scientific periodicals.
A periodical written for a general reader. Articles are usually shorter and less scholarly than articles in journals. See also: Periodicals Manuscripts See: Special Collections
Most magazine publications for women in the post-war years conveyed the ideals of domesticity and femininity through articles on home-based craft, housework, fashions and childcare. Magazines and newspapers actively aligned their messages with the demands of economy in war and later played a key part in developing a post-war consumer-based economy.