A History of Everyday Things: The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800

A History of Everyday Things: The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800

by Daniel Roche
     
 

Daniel Roche examines the birth of the consumer society via an examination of the history of everyday things.See more details below

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Daniel Roche examines the birth of the consumer society via an examination of the history of everyday things.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521633291
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2010
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: culture and material civilisation1
Pt. IProduction and consumption
1The natural framework and the human framework11
2Towns, trade and inventions31
3Ordinary consumption and luxury consumption54
Pt. IIOrdinary life
4Rural and urban houses81
5Lighting and heating106
6Water and its uses135
7Furniture and objects166
8Clothing and appearances193
9Bread, wine, taste221
Conclusion250
Notes256
Bibliography286
Index305

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