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A History of Everyday Things - The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800 (Hardcover) Loot Price: R1,933
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A History of Everyday Things - The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800 (Hardcover): Daniel Roche
A History of Everyday Things - The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800 (Hardcover): Daniel Roche

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A History of Everyday Things - The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800 (Hardcover)

Daniel Roche; Translated by Brian Pearce

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A History of Everyday Things is a pioneering essay by one of the world's leading cultural historians that sheds light on the origins of the consumer society, and thereby the birth of the modern world. Things that we regard as the everyday objects of consumption have not always been so: how, therefore, have people in the modern world become "prisoners of objects," as Rousseau put it? Daniel Roche answers this fundamental question of historical anthropology, and imaginatively explores the origins of the daily furnishings of modern life.

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Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 2000
First published: 2000
Authors: Daniel Roche
Translators: Brian Pearce
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320
ISBN-13: 978-0-521-63329-1
Barcode: 9780521633291
Languages: English
Subtitles: French
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Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > General
Books > Humanities > History > World history > 1500 to 1750
Books > History > World history > 1500 to 1750
Books > Humanities > History > European history
Books > History > European history
Books > History > European history > General
Books > Humanities > History > European history > General
LSN: 0-521-63329-X

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