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Collecting in a Consumer Society

Russell W. Belk - Business & Economics - 1995 - 198 pages
Collecting, whether by individuals or institutions, is a form of consumption. In this groundbreaking book Russell Belk examines the relationship between the development of ...
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Travel, Gender, and Imperialism: Mary Kingsley and West Africa

Alison Blunt - History - 1994 - 190 pages
Studies of women travel writers have ranged from anecdotal and celebratory accounts to more critical essays on imperialism or the textualization of difference. This book does ...
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Modernism, Technology, and the Body: A Cultural Study

Tim Armstrong - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 309 pages
This book is a study of the relations between the body and its technologies in modernism. Tim Armstrong traces the links between modernist literary texts and medical ...
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Shelf Life: Supermarkets and the Changing Cultures of Consumption

Kim Humphery - Business & Economics - 1998 - 270 pages
Supermarkets, in all their everyday mundanity, embody something of the enormous complexity of living and consuming in late twentieth century western societies. Shelf Life ...
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Victorian Babylon: People, Streets, and Images in Nineteenth-century London

Lynda Nead - History - 2000 - 251 pages
"In this innovative look at nineteenth-century London, Lynda Nead offers a fresh account of modernity and metropolitan life. Taking a highly interdisciplinary approach, Nead ...
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Rethinking Cultural Policy

Mcguigan - Social Science - 2004 - 186 pages
"a fascinating, thorough and expertly argued discussion of the modes and practices of cultural policy in an increasingly globalized and neoliberal world." European Journal of ...
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The Hidden Consumer: Masculinities, Fashion and City Life 1860-1914

Christopher Breward - Antiques & Collectibles - 1999 - 278 pages
This innovative book uncovers the consuming habits of urban men from the second half of the nineteenth century to the outbreak of the First World War. It focuses on the fraught ...
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China made: consumer culture and the creation of the nation

Karl Gerth - Business & Economics - 2003 - 445 pages
"Chinese people should consume Chinese products!" This slogan was the catchphrase of a movement in early twentieth-century China that sought to link consumption and nationalism ...
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Conceiving Companies: Joint-stock Politics in Victorian England

Timothy L. Alborn - Business & Economics - 1998 - 297 pages
Questions concerning the relationships and boundaries between 'private' business and 'public' government are of great and perennial concern to economists, economic and business ...
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