Class: A Guide Through the American Status System
The bestselling, comprehensive, and carefully researched guide to the ins-and-outs of the American class system with a detailed look at the defining factors of each group, from customs to fashion to housing.
Based on careful research and told with grace and wit, Paul Fessell shows how everything people within American society do, say, and own reflects their social status. Detailing the lifestyles of each class, from the way they dress and where they live to their education and hobbies, Class is sure to entertain, enlighten, and occasionally enrage readers as they identify their own place in society and see how the other half lives.
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Review: Class: A Guide Through the American Status SystemUser Review - Katherine Wertheim - Goodreads
I can't believe I haven't reviewed Class yet. I quote this book all the time. It's an amazing study of nine different levels of class in America, beginning with how Americans deny we have any class ... Read full review
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