Fables Of Abundance: A Cultural History Of Advertising In America

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Basic Books, 3 nov. 1995 - 416 pagina's
Fables of Abundance ranges from the traveling peddlers of early modern Europe to the twentieth-century American corporation, exploring the ways that advertising collaborated with other cultural institutions to produce the dominant aspirations and anxieties in the modern United States.

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FABLES OF ABUNDANCE: A Cultural History of Advertising in America

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Excessive ambition weighs down this important revisionist history of advertising in the United States. Lears (History/Rutgers; No Place of Grace, 1981) argues that modern advertising does not, as most ... Volledige review lezen

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Lears (history, Rutgers Univ.) offers a scholarly, multidisciplinary discussion of the relationship between advertising and culture, straying into literature, art, religion, and other areas to show ... Volledige review lezen

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Over de auteur (1995)

Jackson Lears is the author of No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880–1920, and the editor (with Richard Fox) of The Culture of Consumption and The Power of Culture. He is professor of history at Rutgers University.

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