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Consumption and the country house

Author: Jon Stobart; Mark Rothery
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focussing on three families and drawing on detailed analysis of account books, receipted bills, household inventories, diaries and correspondence, Consumption and the Country House charts the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Stobart, Jon, 1966.
Consumption and the country house.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016
1 online resource
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Stobart; Mark Rothery
ISBN: 9780198726265 0198726260
OCLC Number: 1001553438
Awards: Winner of Runner up of the 2018 Prize for Best Book in Social History, awarded by the Social History Society.
Description: x, 304 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1: Anatomy of elite spending: fashion, luxury, and splendour2: Constructing the country house: habitus, performance, and assemblages of goods3: Practicalities, utility, and the everydayness of consumption4: Gentlemen's things: the masculine world of goods and consumption as self fashioning5: Gentlewomen's things: women and country house consumption6: Consumption and the household: family, friends, and servants7: Supplying the country house: craftsmen and retailers8: Geographies of consumption: hierarchies, localities, and shoppingConclusionsAppendix: family treesBibliography
Responsibility: Jon Stobart and Mark Rothery.

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With keen historiographic insights and a wealth of interesting detail, the authors of this book have produced an insightful account of consumption and class in eighteenth-century England ... the Read more...

 
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