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Material Culture in Europe and China, 1400-1800

by S.A.M. Adshead | 14 July 1997
Hardback
Category: General History
Synopsis
This book reinterprets the rise of consumerism in terms of interaction between Europe and China 1400-1800. In particular, it examines the intellectual foundations of consumerism in food, dress, shelter, utilities, information and symbolism. It highlights consumerism as an expression of both rationality and freedom and indicates the constructive role it has played in the formation of the modern world. Particular use is made of comparisons between developments in Europe and China to differentiate both.
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Synopsis
This book reinterprets the rise of consumerism in terms of interaction between Europe and China 1400-1800. In particular, it examines the intellectual foundations of consumerism in food, dress, shelter, utilities, information and symbolism. It highlights consumerism as an expression of both rationality and freedom and indicates the constructive role it has played in the formation of the modern world. Particular use is made of comparisons between developments in Europe and China to differentiate both.
€173.60
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780312172855
Format - Hardback
Publisher -
Published - 14/07/1997
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, General History
No. of Pages - 279
Weight - 521
Edition - 1997th edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 22
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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