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Published: 09 June 2016

320 Pages | numerous black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198726265

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Consumption and the Country House

Jon Stobart and Mark Rothery

  • Offers an accessible introduction to the history of the consumer revolution, the Georgian aristocracy, and the country house
  • Emphasizes the processes and spatiality of consumption which reanimates the country house
  • Connects the consumption of the landed aristocracy directly to debates about consumer transformation in the 18th century
  • Takes a broad approach, linking social, economic, and cultural history
  • Provides detailed empirical research on hitherto unexplored family archives

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