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Author Hahn, H. Hazel
Title Scenes of Parisian modernity [electronic resource] : culture and consumption in the nineteenth century / H. Hazel Hahn
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript xii, 289 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Consumption as Urban Pleasure: the Rise of Modern Consumer Culture -- Paris, the Capital of Amusement, Fashion and Modernity -- Fashion Discourses in Fashion Magazines and Delphine de Girardin's Lettres Parisiennes -- Charlatanism or Modern Merchandising?: the Mentali©♭ts of Publicity and the Commercialization of Culture -- Puff Marries Advertising: Mechanization and Absurd Consumerism in Jean-Jacques Grandville's Un Autre Monde -- Boulevard Culture, Consumption and Spectacle -- Furnishingthe Street: Urban Rationalization and Its Limits -- Consumer Technologies and Celebrity Culture -- The Modernity of Poster Art -- Le Courrier Fra©ʹnais, Graudel's Coughdrops and Advertising as Art
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 12, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Integrating the history of Paris with the history of consumption, the press, publicity, advertising and spectacle, this book traces the evolution of the urban core districts of consumption and explores elementsof consumer culture such as the print media, publishing, retail techniques, tourism, city marketing, fashion, illustrated posters and Montmartre culture in the nineteenth century. Hahn emphasizes the tension between art and industry and between culture and commerce, a dynamic that significantly marked urban commercial modernity that spread new imaginary about consumption. She argues that Parisian consumer culture arose earlier than generally thought, and explores the intense commercialization Paris underwent
Link Original 9780230615830 023061583X (DLC) 2009039952 (OCoLC)268792511
Subject Consumption (Economics) -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century
Consumer behavior -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century
Advertising -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century
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