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Author Cross, Gary S.

Title Time and money : the making of consumer culture / Gary Cross
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1993

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Description x, 294 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Modern dilemmas of time and money -- 2. The modern moral economy of needs -- 3. Barriers and bridges: cultural elites and the democratisation of time and money -- 4. Time becomes money: the politics of distribution and recovery -- 5. Democratic leisure and the failure of cultural politics -- 6. Traumas of time and money in prosperity and depression -- 7. The consumer's comfort and dream -- 8. Consumerist modernity: an end of history?
Analysis Consumption History Cross-cultural studies
Hours History Cross-cultural studies
Leisure History Cross-cultural studies
Social Sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-286) and index
Subject Consumption (Economics) -- History -- Cross-cultural studies.
Hours of labor -- History -- Cross-cultural studies.
Leisure -- History -- Cross-cultural studies.
LC no. 92028020
ISBN 0415070023
0415088550 (paperback)