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Luxury in the eighteenth century

Luxury in the eighteenth century

debates, desires and delectable goods

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Published by Palgrave in Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Luxury -- History -- 18th century,
  • Wealth -- History -- 18th century,
  • Economic history -- 1600-1750,
  • Economic history -- 1750-1918

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Maxine Berg and Elizabeth Eger
    ContributionsBerg, Maxine, 1950-, Eger, Elizabeth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC52.5 .L89 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 259 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17072963M
    ISBN 100333963822
    LC Control Number2002075805

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    The latter part of the book, however, comes alive, emphasising where Nenadic's real skill and interest as a historian lies. Her account of the shift towards conspicuous consumption and the factors that encouraged lairds towards greater indebtedness in order to attain the ideal of polite, eighteenth-century society is both engaging and well. Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain explores the invention, making, and buying of new, semi-luxury, and fashionable consumer goods during the eighteenth century. It follows these goods, from china tea ware to all sorts of metal ornaments such as candlesticks, cutlery, buckles, and buttons, as they were made and shopped for, then displayed in the private .


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