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Of consuming interests : the style of life in the eighteenth century  Cover Image Book Book

Of consuming interests : the style of life in the eighteenth century

Carson, Cary. (Added Author). Hoffman, Ronald, 1941- (Added Author). Albert, Peter J. (Added Author). United States Capitol Historical Society. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0813914132
  • ISBN: 0813914736 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 721 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Charlottesville : Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society by the University Press of Virginia, 1994.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
High-style vernacular : lifestyles of the colonial elite / Kevin M. Sweeney -- Changing lifestyles and consumer behavior in the colonial Chesapeake / Lois Green Carr and Lorena S. Walsh -- Housing a nation : the transformation of living standards in early America / Edward A. Chappell -- Shopping and advertising in colonial America / Richard L. Bushman -- The function of fashion in eighteenth-century America / Karin Calvert -- Painters and their customers : aspects of art and money in eighteenth-century America / Margaretta M. Lovell -- Music and theater in the lives of eighteenth-century Americans / Cynthia Adams Hoover -- Books and reading in eighteenth-century America / David D. Hall -- Early American tourists and the commercialization of leisure / Barbara G. Carson -- Sport and the awareness of leisure / Nancy L. Struna -- "Baubles of Britain" : the American and consumer revolutions of the eighteenth-century / T.H. Breen --
The consumer revolution in colonial British America : why demand? / Cary Carson.
Subject: United States > Social life and customs > To 1775.
Consumer behavior > United States > History > 18th century.
United States > Social life and customs > 1783-1865.

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