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From the Publisher"Offers important additions and qualifications to the prevailing interpretations of turn-of-the-century America. . . . A rich, eloquent, and very useful description of the outward behavior of international shopping."
— Journal of Social History
"Adds a convincing counterweight to the somewhat tired arguments about United States nationalism and imperialism in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era."
— The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
"Hoganson has written a rich and academic flavored book that is thought provoking because it pushes one's thinking in both new and old directions."
—Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences
"Powerfully argued and deeply researched. . . . Advances the field of American studies further by integrating gender and the global into the story of American nationalism and consumerism."
— Journal of Contemporary History
"[A] gracefully written survey. . . . Hoganson's research is meticulous."
— Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
"An insightful narrative. . . . Highly recommended."
"Escapes our usual parochial categories, and that is one of the highest compliments to give any work."
— Journal of American History
Consumers' Imperium is a tour de force.
—Laura Wexler, Yale University
Rich in material, originality, and insight, Hoganson's Consumers' Imperium is certain to leave a strong mark on women's studies, studies of material and consumer culture, and the new field of transnational history.
—Daniel T. Rodgers, Princeton University