Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

208 Pages | 15 Illustrations, black & white

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719090677

Bookseller Code (06)

Material goods, moving hands

Perceiving production in England, 1700-1830

Smith Kate

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Explores how consumers and producers in eighteenth-century Britain perceived production
  • Shows how, over the eighteenth century, consumers' visual access to production became increasingly formalized and how such limitations were important in defining consumers' role within the British marketplace
  • Contributes to three key historiographical debates in eighteenth-century British History - the Consumer Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and the significance of its burgeoning material culture
  • Offers an innovative methodology, combining visual culture and material culture approaches

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