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Of consuming interests : the style of life in the eighteenth century / edited by Cary Carson, Ronald Hoffman, and Peter J. Albert.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Albert, Peter J.
Carson, Cary.
Hoffman, Ronald, 1941-
United States Capitol Historical Society.
Publication
Charlottesville : Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society by the University Press of Virginia
Publisher Series
Perspectives on the American Revolution
Contents
High-style vernacular: lifestyles of the colonial elite / Kevin M. Sweeney -- Changing lifestyles and consumer behavior in the colonial Chesapeake / Lois Green Carr and Lorena S. Walsh -- Housing a nation: the transformation of living standards in early America / Edward A. Chappell -- Shopping and advertising in colonial America / Richard L. Bushman -- The function of fashion in eighteenth-century America / Karin Calvert -- Painters and their customers: aspects of art and money in eighteenth-century America / Margaretta M. Lovell -- Music and theatre in the lives of eighteenth-century Americans / Cynthia Adams Hoover -- Books and reading in eighteenth-century America / David D. Hall -- Early American tourists and the commercialization of leisure / Barbara G. Carson -- Sport and the awareness of leisure / Nancy L. Struna -- "Baubles of Britain": the American and consumer revolutions of the eighteenth-century / T. H. Breen --
The consumer revolution in colonial British America: why demand? / Cary Carson.
Date
1994.
Description
xii, 721 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Rodris Roth Library (copy 2).
ISBN
0813914132
0813914736 (pbk.)
GUSN
148677
Call Number
Roth E162.O3 1994 c.2
Stacks E162.O3 1994
Descriptive terms
Consumer behavior History 18th century.
Social life and customs 1783-1865.
Social life and customs To 1775.
Places
United States

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