Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture

Land of Desire

Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture

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ISBN10: 0679754113 ISBN13: 9780679754114 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Sep 1 1994 Weight: 1.15lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

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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.

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