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Vicarious Consumers

Author : Dr Manuel Pérez-García
ISBN : 9781472407283
Genre : Business & Economics
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The birth of a mass consumer society in western Europe has been the subject of much scholarly debate in recent years. In order to come to a further understanding of the issue, this book adopts an analytical approach, paying special attention to the socio-cultural and economic transfers which occur when different commodities are introduced to territories with diverse values and identities. In particular, it examines the role of merchants and their important influence on consumer decisions, describing how they created demand for new necessities in local, national and international markets of the western Mediterranean area. Through a systematic analysis of probate inventories from southern Spain, the study reveals shifts in the patterns of consumption of new goods in urban and rural families, underlining a growing interest in new, exotic and foreign goods. By connecting these local desires, aspirations and choices to a global movement in which human and material capital circulated trans-continentally, broader patterns of consumption are revealed. By observing a southern European society, such as Spain, where the industrialization process was slower than that in Anglo-Saxon territories, the book contributes to the on-going debates about 'industrious revolution' and 'trickle-down' theories and whether both occurred simultaneously or separately. The book also helps identify the socio-economic forces and agents that prompted the stimulus for new consumer aspirations, as well as the cultural consequences that the new modern consumerism brought about.

Memoria De El Colegio Nacional

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ISBN : MINN:31951002214173Q
Genre : Humanities
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European Intruders And Changes In Behaviour And Customs In Africa America And Asia Before 1800

Author : Evelyn S. Rawski
ISBN : 9781351938532
Genre : History
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European intrusions had many impacts on invaded peoples, but less attention has often been paid to changes brought about by the encounter in everyday life and behaviour, both for the Europeans and the other cultures. What changed in diet, dress, agriculture, warfare and use of domesticated animals, for example ? To what degree were attitudes, and thus behaviours affected ? How did changes in the use of types of firearm reorder power structures, indeed lead to the rise and fall of competing local states ? Even the design and planning of houses and cities were affected. This volume looks at such changes in the early centuries of European expansion.

Muslim Spain

Author : Syed M. Imamuddin
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European Treaties Bearing On The History Of The United States And Its Dependencies

Author : Frances Gardiner Davenport
ISBN : 9781584774228
Genre : History
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Davenport, Frances Gardiner, Editor. European Treaties Bearing on the History of the United States and Its Dependencies. Washington, D.C.: Published by the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1917-1937. Four volumes. Reprint available October 2004 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-422-3. Cloth. $395. * Volume I: to 1648, Volume II: 1650-1697, Volume III: 1698-1715, Volume IV (edited posthumously by Oscar Charles Paullin): 1716-1815. Several treaties between European governments and bulls issued by the popes in virtue of their powers of international regulation deal with colonial matters. Although they are fundamental documents for the study of early American history, they are not widely available in print form. Containing 203 treaties with historical introductions and extensive bibliographical notes, this book does much to remedy this situation. With the exception of those written in French, the treaties are printed with parallel translations. Each volume contains a thorough index. "[This work is] of the greatest value to the student of America as a factor in European diplomacy, or of European diplomacy as a factor in American history.": Bemis, Guide to the Diplomatic History of the United States, 1775-1921 823-823 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection of New York University (1953) 587.

Literature And Identity In Italian Baroque Travel Writing

Author : Nathalie Hester
ISBN : 9781351922036
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This first full-length study in English on seventeenth-century Italian travel writing enriches our understanding of an unusually fertile period for Italian contributions to the genre. The intrinsic qualities of this literature can now be grasped in terms of the larger question of cultural identity in Italy. For Hester, the specifically literary characteristics of Italian travel writing”including its humanism or Petrarchism”highlight the classic eminence throughout Europe of a prestigious tradition inherent to Italy, one compensating then for the peninsula's lack of a national political identity. Appeals to the cultural authority of that tradition represent a means of addressing and overcoming anxieties about the Italian subject's diasporic status during the "Golden Age" of European global colonial expansion. Self-funded travelers Francesco Carletti, Pietro Della Valle, Francesco Belli, Francesco Negri, and Giovanni Francesco Gemelli Careri are the major authors studied who journeyed through Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and America.

Spanish New York Narratives 1898 1936

Author : David Miranda-Barreiro
ISBN : 9781351548113
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In the early decades of the twentieth century, New York caught the attention of Spanish writers. Many of them visited the city and returned to tell their experience in the form of a literary text. That is the case of Pruebas de Nueva York (1927) by Jose Moreno Villa (1887-1955), El crisol de las razas (1929) by Teresa de Escoriaza (1891-1968), Anticipolis (1931) by Luis de Oteyza (1883-1961) and La ciudad automatica (1932) by Julio Camba (1882-1962). In tune with similar representations in other European works, the image of New York given in these texts reflects the tensions and anxieties generated by the modernisation embodied by the United States. These authors project onto New York their concerns and expectations about issues of class, gender and ethnicity that were debated at the time, in the context of the crisis of Spanish national identity triggered by the end of the empire in 1898.

Viajes Y Viajeros En La Europa Medieval

Author : Joaquín M. Córdoba Zoilo
ISBN : 8400085493
Genre : Europe
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Author Catalogue Of Printed Books In European Languages

Author : Kolkata (India). Imperial library
ISBN : WISC:89127048684
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Antiquarischer Katalog Von F A Brockhaus Sortiment Und Antiquarium In Leipzig

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