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Luxury in the Eighteenth Century free pdf Luxury was the keyword of the eighteenth century, and the history of luxury links diverse topics of enquiry such as material culture, taste, civility, sensibility, literature, and art. Luxury in the Eighteenth Century explores the political, economic, moral, and intellectual effects of the production and consumption of luxury goods, and provides a broadly-based account from a variety of perspectives, addressing key themes of economic debate, material culture, the principles of art and taste, luxury as "female vice" and the exotic.

About Maxine Berg

MAXINE BERG is Professor of History and Director of the Warwick Eighteenth-Century Centre at the University of Warwick, UK. She directed the Luxury Project 1997-2000, and is now director of the Leverhulme Art and Industry Project. She is the co-editor, with Helen Clifford, of Consumers and Luxury: Consumer Culture in Europe 1650-1850 (1999), and author of The Age of Manufactures 1700-1820 (1994). She is completing a book entitled The People's Delight: Modern Luxury in Eighteenth-Century England. ELIZABETH EGER is Lecturer in the Department of English, Kin

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Author : Maxine Berg
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 13 February 2007
ISBN : 023051779X
EAN : 9780230517790
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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