Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire / Edition 2

Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire / Edition 2

by Peter N. Stearns
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415395860

ISBN-13: 9780415395861

Pub. Date: 04/07/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Renowned historian Peter Stearn presents an original and ground-breaking study on consumerism as both an international and historical phenomenon. The book is a fascinating exploration of the world in which we live, and is compulsive reading for the general reader and students alike.

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Renowned historian Peter Stearn presents an original and ground-breaking study on consumerism as both an international and historical phenomenon. The book is a fascinating exploration of the world in which we live, and is compulsive reading for the general reader and students alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415395861
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/07/2006
Series:
Themes in World History Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Before Consumerism
Part I: The Emergence of Consumerism in the West
Chapter 2: The Emergence of Consumerism
Chapter 3: The First Causes of Consumerism
Chapter 4: Consumerism Across the Atlantic: An Early Imitation
Chapter 5: The Explosion of Consumerism in Western Europe and the United States
Chapter 6: The Dark Side of Western Consumerism
Part II: Consumerism in East Asia
Chapter 7: Russia
Chapter 8: Consumerism in East Asia
Chapter 9: Africa
Chapter 10: Consumerism in the Islamic Middle East
Part III: Consumerism Toward the New Century
Chapter 11: Consumerism in the Contemporary World
Chapter 12: Conclusion: Who Wins-Consumerism or Consumers

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