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Land of Desire : Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture.

Author: William R Leach
Publisher: New York : Random House US, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being, and endless acquisition. 24 pages of photos. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Leach, William R.
Land of Desire : Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture.
New York : Random House US, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William R Leach
ISBN: 9780679754114 0679754113
OCLC Number: 1031962769
Description: 1 online resource (429 pages)

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This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being, and endless acquisition. 24 pages of photos. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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