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Marianne in the market : envisioning consumer society in fin-de-siècle France

Author: Lisa Tiersten
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Univ. of California Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

Traces debates about the woman consumer to examine the complex encounter between the market and the republic in nineteenth-century France. This work explores how agents of capitalism - department  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Tiersten
ISBN: 0520225295 9780520225299
OCLC Number: 264836699
Description: XIII, 321 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Abbreviations Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: The Problem of the Marketplace 1. Marianne in the Department Store: Commercial Paris and the Civic Vision of the Republic 2. "The Mercantile Spirit of Our Epoch": The Aesthetic Crisis of the Republic Part II. Civilizing Consumption 3. Being Bourgeois: The Rise of Aesthetic Individuality 4. Marketplace Modernism: Reinventing the Chic Parisienne 5. The Chic Interior: Marketplace Modernism in the Bourgeois Home 6. Consumer Citizenship and the Republicanization of the Market Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Lisa Tiersten.


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