The Landscape of Consumption: Shopping Streets and Cultures in Western Europe, 1600-1900 by Cl LesgerThe Landscape of Consumption: Shopping Streets and Cultures in Western Europe, 1600-1900 by Cl Lesger

The Landscape of Consumption: Shopping Streets and Cultures in Western Europe, 1600-1900

byCl LesgerEditorJ. Furne

Hardcover | April 23, 2014

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This volume brings together research on retailing, shopping and urban space; themes that have attracted wide interest in recent decades. The authors argue that the 'modernity' of the nineteenth century is often over-emphasised at the expense of recognising earlier innovation.
Anneleen Arnout, University of Leuven, Belgium Natacha Coquery, University of Lyon 2, France Marie Gillet, University of Franche-Comté, France Heidrun Homburg, University of Freiburg, Germany Jon Stobart, University of Northampton, UK Laura van Aert, University of Antwerp, Belgium Ilja Van Damme, University of Antwerp, Belgium Claire W...
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Title:The Landscape of Consumption: Shopping Streets and Cultures in Western Europe, 1600-1900Format:HardcoverDimensions:246 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.9 inPublished:April 23, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230355641

ISBN - 13:9780230355644

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Table of Contents

1. Shopping Streets and Shopping Cultures from a Long Term and Transnational Perspective: An Introduction; Clé Lesger and Jan Hein Furnée 2. The Shopping Streets of Provincial England, 1650-1840; Jon Stobart 3. Stalls, Bulks, Shops and Long Term Change in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England; Claire Walsh 4. Shopping Streets in Eighteenth-Century Paris: A Landscape Shaped by Historical, Economic and Social Forces; Natacha Coquery 5. Antwerp goes Shopping! Continuity and Change in Retail Space and Shopping Interactions from the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries; Ilja van Damme with Laura van Aert 6. Urban Planning, Urban Improvement and the Retail Landscape in Amsterdam, 1600-1850; Clé Lesger 7. German Landscapes of Consumption, 1750-1850: Perspectives of German and Foreign Travellers; Heidrun Homburg 8. Something Old, Something Borrowed, Something New: the Brussels Shopping Townscape, 1830-1914; Anneleen Arnout 9. Innovation and Tradition in the Shopping Landscape of Paris and a Provincial Town, 1800-1900; Marie Gillet, 10. 'Our Living Museum of Nouveautés': Visual and Social Pleasures in The Hague's Shopping Streets, 1650-1900; Jan Hein Furnée