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Secret History of Brands.

Author: Matt MacNabb
Publisher: Pen and Sword, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We live our lives immersed in name brand products. It's hard to drive down the street without seeing a plethora of chain restaurants, car dealerships, branded clothing they're all around us. What most of us don't know is that the origins of many of the most well-known and beloved brands in the world are shrouded in controversy, drug use and sometimes even addled with blatant racism. A Secret History of Brands cuts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
MacNabb, Matt.
Secret History of Brands : The Dark and Twisted Beginnings of the Brand Names We Know and Love.
Havertown : Casemate Publishers, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt MacNabb
ISBN: 1473894204 9781473894204 9781473894198 1473894190
OCLC Number: 1002510822
Description: 1 online resource

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We live our lives immersed in name brand products. It's hard to drive down the street without seeing a plethora of chain restaurants, car dealerships, branded clothing they're all around us. What most of us don't know is that the origins of many of the most well-known and beloved brands in the world are shrouded in controversy, drug use and sometimes even addled with blatant racism. A Secret History of Brands cuts through the rumors and urban legends and paints a picture of the true dark history of famous brands, like Coca-Cola, Hugo Boss, Adidas, Ford, Bayer, Chanel and BMW among others. Explo.

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