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The empire of things : how we became a world of consumers, from the fifteenth century to the twenty-first

Author: Frank Trentmann
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated more as consumers than workers, and even public services are presented to us as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Trentmann
ISBN: 9780241198407 0241198402
OCLC Number: 1005014892
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Frank Trentmann.

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Monumental ... A rich picture of the variegated human impulses that have impelled the history of consumption ... The sheer breadth of Trentmann's panorama is impressive and no one can fail to learn Read more...

 
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