Retail Nation: Department Stores and the Making of Modern Canada

Retail Nation: Department Stores and the Making of Modern Canada

By: Donica Belisle (author)Hardback

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Description

This book will interest historians of Canadian and international retail and consumer culture, along with anyone who wants to know why, how, and with what consequences mass consumer capitalism came to North America.

About Author

Donica Belisle has a PhD in Canadian studies and is an assistant professor of women's and gender studies at Athabasca University.

Contents

Introduction: Canadian Consumer Society 1 Rise of Mass Retail 2 Creating Modern Canada 3 Fathers of Mass Merchandising 4 Crafting the Consumer Workforce 5 Shopping, Pleasure, and Power 6 Working at the Heart of Consumption 7 Criticizing the Big Stores Epilogue: Canadian Institutions? Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774819473
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780774819473
  • weight: 620
  • ISBN10: 0774819472

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