Land of Desire
Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture
ISBN10: 0679754113 ISBN13: 9780679754114 Contributors: Leach, William Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Sep 1 1994 Weight: 1.15lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being, and endless acquisition. 24 pages of photos.