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Author Cohen, Lizabeth.

Title A consumer's republic : the politics of mass consumption in postwar America / Lizabeth Cohen
Edition First Vintage Books edition
Published New York : Vintage Books, 2004

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Description 567 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Prologue -- Part I : Origins of the postwar consumers' republic -- Depression : rise of the citizen consumer ; War : citizen consumers do battle on the home front -- Part II : Birth of the consumers' republic -- Reconversion : the emergence of the consumers' republic ; Rebellion : forcing open the doors of public accommodations -- Part III : Landscape of mass consumption -- Residence : inequality in mass suburbia ; Commerce : reconfiguring community marketplaces -- Part IV : Political culture of mass consumption -- Culture : segmenting the mass ; Politics : purchasers politicized -- Epilogue
Notes Originally published by Random House in 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Consumption (Economics) -- United States.
Consumer behavior -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
ISBN 0375707379
Other Titles Politics of mass consumption in postwar America