Consumers and luxury : consumer culture in Europe, 1650-1850
Berg, Maxine, 1950- and Clifford, Helen, eds. (1999) Consumers and luxury : consumer culture in Europe, 1650-1850. Manchester: Manchester University Press. ISBN 0719052742Full text not available from this repository.
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From tulips to jewels, gastronomy to silver, coffee to colours, that late 17th century and the 18th century saw an explosion of consumer and luxury objexts and a growing demand for their consumption by a widening section of the population. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a group of scholars to chart the rise of consumer culture in Europe during this period. Essays are included on France and Holland, but the focus is primarily on Britain. Themes discussed include art markets, collecting and display, and are set alongside those of value and luxury, and consumer markets and the public sphere.
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > History|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Consumers -- Europe -- History -- 17th century, Consumers -- Europe -- History -- 18th century, Consumers -- Europe -- History -- 19th century, Consumer goods -- Europe -- History, Luxuries -- Europe -- History|
|Publisher:||Manchester University Press|
|Place of Publication:||Manchester|
|Editor:||Berg, Maxine, 1950- and Clifford, Helen|
|Number of Pages:||260|
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