Consuming visions : new essays on the politics of consumption in modern America /

The United States is the quintessential consumer society. This collection of essays brings together a new set of American and European voices from across the disciplinary spectrum of the humanities and social sciences to explore in innovative and challenging ways the "consuming visions" th...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Scroop, Daniel, 1973-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2007.
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Summary:The United States is the quintessential consumer society. This collection of essays brings together a new set of American and European voices from across the disciplinary spectrum of the humanities and social sciences to explore in innovative and challenging ways the "consuming visions" that have informed American political, social, and cultural life in the twentieth century. Ranging in subject matter from the anti-chain store movement that swept across small-town America in the 1920s and 1930s to the "bling" aesthetic in contemporary African American film, these essays explore how questions
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 131 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781443806701
1443806706
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