Scenes of Parisian Modernity by H. Hazel Hahn
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9780230615830
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Hardcover
Pages
289
Dimensions
159 x 242 x 20mm

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"Integrating the history of Paris with the history of consumption, the press, publicity, advertising and spectacle, this book traces the evolution of the urban core districts of consumption and explores elements of consumer culture such as the print media, publishing, retail techniques, tourism, city marketing, fashion, illustrated posters and Montmartre culture in the nineteenth century. Hahn emphasizes the tension between art and industry and between culture and commerce, a dynamic that significantly marked urban commercial modernity that spread new imaginary about consumption. She argues that Parisian consumer culture arose earlier than generally thought, and explores the intense commercialization Paris underwent"--Provided by publisher.
ISBN:
9780230615830
Publication Date:
15 / 11 / 2009
Pages:
289
Dimensions:
159 x 242 x 20mm

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