Beauty and Business: Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America

Beauty and Business: Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America

by Philip Scranton

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Beauty and Business: Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America by Philip Scranton

Leading historians explore how our ideas of what is attractive are influenced by a broad range of social and economic factors. They force us to reckon with the ways that beauty has been made, bought and sold in modern America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136692642
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/05/2014
Series: Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Philip Scranton is the Governor's Board Professor at Rutgers, editor of the journal Enterprise and Society, and director of research at the Hagley Center. He is author of several books, including Endless Novelty: Specialty Production and American Industrialization (1997).

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