Sentimental Materialism: Gender, Commodity Culture, and Nineteenth-Century American Literature (New Americanists)

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In Sentimental Materialism Lori Merish considers the intricate relationship between consumption and womanhood in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Taking as her starting point a diversity of cultural artifact… More >>

Sentimental Materialism: Gender, Commodity Culture, and Nineteenth-Century American Literature (New Americanists)

American Idolatry: Celebrity, Commodity and Reality Television

Posted March 5th, 2010 by BonTrade and filed in General News

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The popular definition characterizes celebrity as a product of manufacture rather than merit. If fame is taken to represent the recognition of achievement, then modern celebrity, in contrast, must be based on something o… More >>

American Idolatry: Celebrity, Commodity and Reality Television

American Commodities in an Age of Empire

Posted March 5th, 2010 by BonTrade and filed in General News

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This is a novel interpretation of the relationship between consumerism, commercialism, and imperialism during the first empire building era of America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Unlike other … More >>

American Commodities in an Age of Empire

From Silver to Cocaine: Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy, 1500–2000 (American Encounters/Global Interactions)

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Demonstrating that globalization is a centuries-old phenomenon, From Silver to Cocaine examines the commodity chains that have connected producers in Latin America with consumers around the world for five hundred years. … More >>

From Silver to Cocaine: Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy, 1500–2000 (American Encounters/Global Interactions)