Beauty and Business
Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America
Edited by Philip Scranton
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Beauty and Business by Philip Scranton
Book DescriptionLeading 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415926669
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A careful reconstruction of the rise of textile capitalism in the Quaker City.
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Author Biography - Philip Scranton
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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