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1. Becoming a woman in the age of letters Book , Print in English
Dena Goodman. 2009 .

Goodman, Dena, 1952-

Picturing the subject : portrait of a lady as letter writer -- Designing an education for young ladies -- Writing as discipline : instruction in penmanship and orthography -- Epistolary education : learning to be natural -- Supplying the female letter writer…
2. Consumption and the World of Goods Book , Online in English
Brewer, John. 2013 .
The study of past society in terms of what it consumes rather than what it produces is - relatively speaking - a new development. The focus on consumption changes the whole emphasis and structure of historical enquiry. While human beings usually work within a single trade or…
3. Consumption and the world of goods Book , Print in English
edited by John Brewer and Roy Porter. 1993 .

"Under the direction of Professor John Brewer, the Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies and the Clark Library at UCLA have created an ambitious international programme to analyse the material culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries through its patterns of…
Clare Haru Crowston. 2013 .

Crowston, Clare Haru, 1968-

note: ch. 1 Credit and Old Regime Economies of Regard -- ch. 2 Critiques and Crises of the Credit System -- ch. 3 Incredible Style -- Intertwined Circuits of Credit, Fashion, and Sex -- ch. 4 Credit in the Fashion Trades of Eighteenth-Century Paris -- ch. 5 Fashion Merchants…
Credit, Fashion, Sex is a historical account of how, in Old Regime France, credit was both a central part of economic exchange and a crucial concept for explaining dynamics of influence and power in all spheres of life.
Daniel Roche ; translated by Jean Birrell. 1994 .

Roche, Daniel.

Pt. 1. Towards a History of Clothing. 1. Clothing or costume? 2. The Quicherat effect and after. 3. History, fashion and clothing systems from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries…
7. Culture, class, distinction Book , Print in English
Tony Bennett ... [et al.]. 2009 .

Pierre Bourdieu ; translated by Richard Nice with a new introduction by Tony Bennett. 1984 .

Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002.

No judgement of taste is innocent - we are all snobs. This book brilliantly illuminates the social pretentions of the middle classes in the modern world, focusing on the tastes and preferences of the French bourgeoisie. First published in 1979, the book is at once a vast…
John Styles. 2007 .

Styles, John.

"Material things transformed the lives of ordinary English men and women between the restoration of Charles II in 1660 and the Great Reform Act of 1832. Tea and sugar, the fruits of British mercantile and colonial expansion, transformed their diets. Pendulum clocks and…
Jan de Vries. 2008 .

De Vries, Jan, 1943 November 14-

The transformation of consumer desire in the long eighteenth century -- The origins of the industrious revolution -- The industrious revolution : the supply of labor -- The industrious revolution : consumer demand -- The breadwinner-homemaker household…
edited by Arjun Appadurai. 1986 .

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    GN450 .S63 1986
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edited by Arjun Appadurai ; contributors, Arjun Appadurai [and nine others]. 1986 .

The meaning that people attribute to things necessarily derives from human transactions and motivations, particularly from how those things are used and circulated. The contributors to this volume examine how things are sold and traded in a variety of social and cultural…
14. Stuff Book , Print in English
Daniel Miller. 2010 .

Miller, Daniel, 1954-

"Things make us as much as we make things. And yet, unlike the study of languages or places, there is no discipline devoted to the study of material things. This book shows why it is time to acknowledge and confront this neglect and how much we can learn from focusing our…