Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire (Themes in World History)

3.39 avg rating
( 33 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780415395878: Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire (Themes in World History)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This second edition of Consumerism in World History draws on recent research of the consumer experience in the West and Japan, while also examining societies less renowned for consumerism, such as those in Africa. By relating consumerism to other issues in world history, this book forces reassessment of our understanding of both consumerism and global history. Each chapter has been updated and new features now include: a chapter on Latin America Russian and Chinese developments since the 1990s the changes involved in trying to bolster consumerism as a response to recent international threats examples of consumerist syncretism, as in efforts to blend beauty contests with traditional culture in Kerala. With updated suggested reading, the second edition of Consumerism in World History is essential reading for all students of world history.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

'This is a clever book.' - Business History

About the Author:

Peter N. Stearns is Provost and Professor of History at George Mason University. His books include The Other Side of Western Civilization (5th edition, 1999), Childhood in World History (Routledge, 2005) and Gender in World History (2nd edition, Routledge, 2006).

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Peter N. Stearns
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This second edition of Consumerism in World History draws on recent research of the consumer experience in the West and Japan, while also examining societies less renowned for consumerism, such as those in Africa. By relating consumerism to other issues in world history, this book forces reassessment of our understanding of both consumerism and global history. Each chapter has been updated and new features now include: * a chapter on Latin America * Russian and Chinese developments since the 1990s * the changes involved in trying to bolster consumerism as a response to recent international threats * examples of consumerist syncretism, as in efforts to blend beauty contests with traditional culture in Kerala. With updated suggested reading, the second edition of Consumerism in World History is essential reading for all students of world history. Seller Inventory # AAV9780415395878

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
26.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Stearns, Peter N.
Published by Routledge (2016)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780415395878_lsuk

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.86
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Peter N. Stearns
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This second edition of Consumerism in World History draws on recent research of the consumer experience in the West and Japan, while also examining societies less renowned for consumerism, such as those in Africa. By relating consumerism to other issues in world history, this book forces reassessment of our understanding of both consumerism and global history. Each chapter has been updated and new features now include: * a chapter on Latin America * Russian and Chinese developments since the 1990s * the changes involved in trying to bolster consumerism as a response to recent international threats * examples of consumerist syncretism, as in efforts to blend beauty contests with traditional culture in Kerala. With updated suggested reading, the second edition of Consumerism in World History is essential reading for all students of world history. Seller Inventory # AAV9780415395878

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
30.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Stearns, Peter N.
Published by Routledge 2006-02-08 (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge 2006-02-08, 2006. Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatched within 2 working days from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Seller Inventory # NU-BNT-00264312

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
27.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Stearns, Peter N. (Author)
Published by Routledge (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2006. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 164 pages. 8.75x6.00x0.25 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0415395879

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
25.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

STEARNS, PETER N.
Published by Routledge (2018)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2018. Paperback. Condition: NEW. 9780415395878 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE0225175

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Stearns, Peter N.
Published by Routledge 2/8/2006 (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge 2/8/2006, 2006. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780415395878

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
33.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Stearns, Peter
Published by Routledge (2018)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Paperback Quantity Available: 16
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 0415395879

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
33.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.42
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Stearns, Peter
Published by Routledge
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ohmsoft LLC
(Lake Forest, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge. Condition: New. Paperback. Worldwide shipping. FREE fast shipping inside USA (express 2-3 day delivery also available). Tracking service included. Ships from United States of America. Seller Inventory # 0415395879

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
35.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Peter Stearns
Published by Routledge (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415395879 ISBN 13: 9780415395878
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX0415395879

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
32.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.56
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book