Worlds apart : the market and the theater in Anglo-American thought, 1550-1750 (Book, 1986) [WorldCat.org]
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Worlds apart : the market and the theater in Anglo-American thought, 1550-1750

Author: Jean-Christophe Agnew
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Series: Online access with purchase: Cambridge Books Online.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a variety of disciplines and documents, Professor Agnew illuminates one of the most fascinating chapters in the formations of Anglo-American market culture. Worlds Apart traces the history of our concepts of the marketplace and the theatre and the ways in which these concepts are bound together. Focusing on Britain and America in the years 1550 to 1750, the book discusses the forms and conventions that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Christophe Agnew
ISBN: 052124322X 9780521243223 0521379105 9780521379106 9780511571404 0511571402
OCLC Number: 12724157
Description: xvi, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The threshold of exchange --
Another nature --
Artificial persons --
The spectacle of the market.
Series Title: Online access with purchase: Cambridge Books Online.
Responsibility: by Jean-Christophe Agnew.
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Drawing on a variety of disciplines and documents, Professor Agnew illuminates one of the most fascinating chapters in the formations of Anglo-American market culture. Worlds Apart traces the history  Read more...

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"This is a wide-ranging, thought-provoking book...It is impossible to illustrate here the width and depth of Agnew's insights. They cover carnival and festive celebrations generally, the Peasants' Read more...

 
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