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Luxury trades and consumerism in ancien régime Paris : studies in the history of the skilled workforce

Author: Robert Fox; Anthony John Turner
Publisher: Aldershot, U.K. ; Brookfield, Vt., U.S.A. : Ashgate, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the 16th century, Paris has been a leading arbiter of taste and a source of luxury goods. This text examines the origins of the luxury trades and their role in the economic development of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference proceedings
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Luxury trades and consumerism in ancien régime Paris.
Aldershot, U.K. ; Brookfield, Vt., U.S.A. : Ashgate, ©1998
(OCoLC)654464094
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fox; Anthony John Turner
ISBN: 0860786641 9780860786641
OCLC Number: 37615756
Language Note: English and French.
Notes: "This book has its origins in two conferences on 'The skilled workforce in Paris 1500-1800' that were held in Paris and Oxford in April and November 1993"--Preface.
Description: xviii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Relieurs et doreurs de Paris au XVIe siècle / Fabienne Le Bars --
L'influence flamande sur l'orfèvrerie parisienne au XVIe siècle / Michèle Bimbenet-Privat --
Parisian fine binding trade in the last century of the ancien régime / Giles Barber --
Mathematical instrument-making in early modern Paris / Anthony Turner --
Manufacture and marketing of luxury goods / Carolyn Sargentson --
Paris-Lyon-Paris / Lesley Ellis Miller --
Noël Gérard (1685-1736) et le Magasin Général à l'Hôtel Jabach / Jean-Dominique Augarde --
L'imaginaire comme support du luxe / Jean-Jacques Gautier --
Between a moral economy and a consumer economy / Daniel Roche --
Fashion's empire / Michael Sonenscher --
Luxury trades and consumerism / Joan Thirsk --
Some remarks on the métiers d'art / François Crouzet --
Producers, suppliers, and consumers / Gillian Lewis.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Fox and Anthony Turner.

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