Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 September 2005

392 Pages | 33 figures, 4 maps

ISBN: 9780199272082

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Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Maxine Berg

  • How luxury possessions became a central part of eighteenth-century middle-class British life
  • Fashion victims and status anxiety: explores the competitive new world of design, advertising, retail, and consumerism
  • Uncovers the lucrative international trade in luxury goods