Consumption and the Making of Respectability, 1600-1800
By (author) Woodruff D. Smith
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Consumption and the Making of Respectability, 1600-1800 by Woodruff D. Smith
Book DescriptionTying together of several distinct cultural patterns during this century to create a culture of respectability and its impact on popular culture, trade, politics, social dynamics, and literature, this original and thoughtful work provides a comprehensive and much-needed understanding of the origins of modern consumption and all of its cultural implications.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415933285
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Woodruff D. Smith
Public Universities and the Public Sphere, Hardback (January 2011)
Public Universities and the Public Sphere argues that two crises facing America - a crisis of public discourse and a crisis of public higher education - are closely connected. Part of the solution, Smith argues in this timely work, to both crises lies in understanding and building on the connection.
Consumption and the Making of Respectability, 1600-1800, Paperback (August 2002)
Historian Woodruff Smith focuses on the radical alterations that occurred between 1600 and 1800 in European consumption of commodities produced overseas. He provides a comprehensive understanding of the origins of modern consumption and all of its cultural implications.
Ideological Origins of Nazi Imperialism, Hardback (April 1986)» View all books by Woodruff D. Smith
The author argues that the imperialist ideology and policies adopted by the Nazis must be seen as the result of a complex evolution of imperialist thinking in Germany which had its roots in the nineteenth century.
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Author Biography - Woodruff D. Smith
Woodruff Smith is Professor in the department of History at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is the author of Politics and the Sciences of Culture in Germany, 1840-1920, The Ideological Origins of Nazi Imperialism, and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.
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