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

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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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ISBN:
9780307761149
Subtitle:
Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Leach, William
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Publication Date:
19940906
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
510

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