Crap A History of Cheap Stuff in America : A History of Cheap Stuff in America. (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Crap A History of Cheap Stuff in America : A History of Cheap Stuff in America.

Author: Wendy A Woloson
Publisher: Chicago, UNITED STATES University of Chicago Press 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy A Woloson
ISBN: 022666435X 9780226664354 9780226664491 022666449X
OCLC Number: 1200492863
Description: 1 online resource#x1E
Contents: Introduction: Our Crap, Our SelvesPART 1 A Nation of Cheap Jacks 1. From the Cheapening Mania to Universal Cheapness 2. Cheap Goods in a Chain Store AgePART 2 Better Living through Gadgetry 3. Perpetual Improvements 4. Gadget ManiaPART 3 Land of the Free 5. Getting Nothing for Something 6. The Price of LoyaltyPART 4 (No) Accounting for Taste 7. The Business of Heritage 8. Connoisseurship for SalePART 5 Value Propositions 9. Collecting Commemoration 10. Manufacturing ScarcityPART 6 But Wait, There's More 11. Joke's on You Epilogue: A World Made of Crap Acknowledgments Notes Index

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2020 Finalist in Criticism * National Book Critics Circle * "Part history, part sociology, with some firecracker economic insights to boot, Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America arrives as a Read more...

 
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