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Consuming visions : accumulation and display of goods in America, 1880-1920 / edited by Simon J. Bronner.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Bronner, Simon J.
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Publication
New York : Norton
Publisher Series
A Winterthur book
Contents
Reading consumer culture / Simon J. Bronner -- The Victorian jeremiad : critics of accumulation and display / Michael Barton -- Beyond Veblen : rethinking consumer culture in America / Jackson Lears -- Strategists of display and the production of desire / William Leach -- A house of fiction : domestic interiors and the commodity aesthetic / Jean-Christophe Agnew -- From parlor to living room : domestic space, interior decoration, and the culture of personality / Karen Halttunen -- The culture of imperial abundance : world's fairs in the making of American culture / Robert W. Rydell -- Object lessons : the work of ethnological museums and collections / Simon J. Bronner -- The collecting self and American youth movements / Jay Mechling -- The evolution of public space in New York City : the commercial showcase of America / William R. Taylor -- Life, literature, and sociology in turn-of-the-century Chicago / Eugene Rochberg-Halton -- Country stores, county fairs, and mail-order catalogues : consumption in rural America / Thomas J. Schlereth.
Date
c1989.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
vii, 391 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
"Published for the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Rodris Roth Library.
Series from jacket.
ISBN
0393027090 :
0393960021 (pbk.)
GUSN
153163
Call Number
Roth HF5845.C68 1989
Descriptive terms
Advertising, Point-of-sale Social aspects History.
Consumer behavior History.
Display of merchandise History.
Places
United States

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