Consumption and the World of Goods. John Brewer, eds Roy Porter.

Consumption and the World of Goods

London: Routledge, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. 654p,many tables, + many ills. Fine / fine. Item #30344

Over 20 essays by specialists on 17th- and 18th-century material culture in Britain, Europe, and America. Their interpretations help shape "a new historical landscape based on the consumption of goods and services." The parts are: Problems, Methods and Concepts; Goods and Consumption; Production and the Meaning of Possession; Literary and Numeracy; The Consumption of Culture: Books and Newspapers; Consumption, Objects and Images. Contributions by Porter, Peter Burke, Joyce Appleby, Sidney W. Mintz, Patricia Cline Cohen, Barbara Maria Stafford, Simon Schama, and others. Heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.,

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