Brewer John Books
Books di Brewer John editi da Routledge
The Pleasures of the Imagination
'If you want to understand how British culture reinvented itself in the eighteenth century, read The Pleasures of the Imagination ... Like all really original achievements it makes us sharply rethink things we supposed we knew well, but it does so with humour and humanity, and through the text runs Brewer's remarkable...
Consumption and the World of Goods
Porter Roy (EDT)
The study of past society in terms of what it consumes rather than what it produces is - relatively speaking - a new development. The focus on consumption changes the whole emphasis and structure of historical enquiry. While human beings usually work within a single trade or industry as producers, as, say, farmers...