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Culture and consumption : new approaches to the symbolic character of consumer goods and activities / Grant McCracken.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
McCracken, Grant David, 1951-
Publication
Bloomington : Indiana University Press
Contents
The making of modern consumption -- "Ever dearer in our thoughts" : Patina and the representation of status before and after the eighteenth century -- Lois Roget : curatorial consumer in a modern world -- Clothing as language : an object lesson in the study of the expressive properties of material culture -- Meaning manufacture and movement in the world of goods -- Consumer goods, gender construction, and a rehabilitated trickle-down theory -- The evocative power of things : consumer goods and the preservation of hopes and ideals -- Diderot unities and the Diderot effect : neglected cultural aspects of consumption -- Consumption, change, and continuity.
Date
c1988.
Description
xv, 174 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Bibliography: p. [147]-165.
Includes index.
Rodris Roth Library.
ISBN
0253315263
GUSN
152835
Call Number
Roth HC79.C6 M385 1988
Descriptive terms
Consumption (Economics) History.
Culture History.
Social values History.

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