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Beauty and Business
By Philip Scranton

Beauty and Business

Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America

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Beauty and Business by Philip Scranton

Book Description

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415926676
ISBN-10: 041592667X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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