A History of Everyday Things: The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800 / Edition 1

A History of Everyday Things: The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800 / Edition 1

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521633598
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Production and Consumption: 1. The natural framework and the human framework; 2. Towns, trade and inventions; 3. Ordinary consumption and luxury consumption; Part II. Ordinary Life: 4. Rural and urban housing; 5. Lighting and heating; 6. Water and its uses; 7. Furniture and objects; 8. Clothing and appearances; 9. Bread, wine, taste; Conclusion.

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