About this Item: Basic Books, 1995. The reconfiguration of wealth: from fecund earth to efficient factory -- 1. Standard 3C: The student understands how new cultural movements reflected and changed American society. The merger of intimacy and publicity -- 6. The book explores the ways that advertising collaborated with other cultural institutions to produce what have become the dominant aspirations, anxieties, and even notions of personal identity in the twentieth-century United States.
Dimension: 228 x 156 x 26. Mimetic thinking leads to Nativism p. Fourth, the disorientation produced by the magical qualities of the marketplace gave rise to a suspicion of artifice, This suspicion helps explain the cult of mimesis which arose during the 1850s p. He shows how a 19th-century commodity culture bustling with Barnumesque con men and patent medicine peddlars gave way to today's scientific-managerial consumer industries; and he chronicles the professionalization of an early 20th-century advertising industry headquartered on Manhattan's Madison Avenue. About this Item: Basic Books, 1994. Predominately appealing to American women - who were seen as the bedrock of American families, and thus, those most likely to make use of consumer goods - companies began to advertise in newspapers, on broadsides, and billboards.
A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. One of those books that get me so excited I have to go an burn off physical energy. He is the Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University and Editor in Chief of the Raritan Quarterly Review. Jackson Lears born 1947 is an American cultural and intellectual historian with interests in comparative religious history, literature and the visual arts, folklore and folk beliefs. Dimension: 228 x 156 x 26. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The period between 1800 and 1860 was one in which the household economy was effectively replaced by the market economy.
As a side note, I just discovered that there's a 'Bricoleur Capital Management' company. Indeed, this was a frenetic period in which the emergent middle class was developing strategies of coping with the great uncertainty of Jacksonian laissez-faire. The American Historical Review, Vol. He gets down quickly to suggesting that the superficial glitter and phantasmogoria of high-speed modern 1993 iconography barely conceals dominant ideology. Lears shows, pretty convincingly, how advertising played off and created distinctions between authenticity and deception, tradition and progress, objects and lifestyles and so on. The Lyric of Plenty 17 2. Connecting readers with great books since 1972.
He deftly interweaves case histories of famous admen, like George H. Password Access to Materials The use of any user name and password to access materials on this web site constitutes an agreement by the user to abide by any and all copyright restrictions and is an acknowledgement that these materials will be used for personal and educational use only. The period between 1800 and 1860 was one in which the household economy was effectively replaced by the market economy. Barnum and Theodore Dreiser to John B. In order to create a market for certain items, clever businessmen would advertise products in careful language, designed to influence potential buyers into seeing the necessity of owning particular products. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
About this Item: Basic Books, 1995. Moving from the carnivals and market fairs of Renaissance Europe to the traveling peddlers of nineteenth-century America, Jackson Lears shows how early advertisers encouraged a new kind of magical thinking, detached from religious traditions and geared to an emerging market society. But we've hear that before. Many of the advertisements seen in this collection are clearly directed at women. And his forays into literary criticism are surprisingly good.
The problem of commercial art in a protestant culture -- 10. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Publications of the American Statistical Association, Vol. Indeed, this was a frenetic period in which the emergent middle class was developing strategies of coping with the great uncertainty of Jacksonian laissez-faire. Connecting readers with great books since 1972.
Success was often illusory, even magical. The Perfectionist Project 162 7. For related materials, see American Memory's. Moving from the carnivals and market fairs of Renaissance Europe to the traveling peddlers of nineteenth-century America, Jackson Lears shows how early advertisers encouraged a new kind of magical thinking, detached from religious traditions and geared to an emerging market society. The spine may show signs of wear. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket. The place of women in the new economy was even more firmly cemented in the early decades of the twentieth century, with the rise of Progressivism and supply and demand economics.
From United Kingdom to U. Earlier in the century, the steady rise of industry and the formulation of a market economy - fueled by wage labor instead of the traditional system of apprenticeship - as well as the formulation of national banking standards created a sound, firm base for modern, capitalist economics. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. He is professor of history at Rutgers University. The new basis of civilization -- 8. The foundations of capitalism and modern economics - although influenced by many factors - were in large part, strengthened by the rise of advertisement and its creation of an American consumer culture. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
The idea of an alternate women's culture embodied in the discourse of domesticity is understandable is understandable as an attempt to contain the destabilizing magic of the marketplace. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Women were intended, in a sense, to be the principle consumers of the new market economy. About this Item: Basic Books, 1995. He also explores the intermingling of high and low art and suggests that the work of such artists as Proust and Joseph Cornell succeeds at investing material objects with an aesthetic value that transcends their role as mass produced, disposable goods.