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Author De Vries, Jan, 1943 November 14-

Title The industrious revolution : consumer behavior and the household economy, 1650 to the present / Jan de Vries
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 327 pages) : illustrations
Contents The transformation of consumer desire in the long eighteenth century -- The origins of the industrious revolution -- The industrious revolution : the supply of labor -- The industrious revolution : consumer demand -- The breadwinner-homemaker household -- A second industrious revolution?
Summary De Vries traces the evolution of an 'industrious revolution' that fundamentally altered the material cultures of Europe and North America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-313) and index
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Subject Consumers -- History.
Consumption (Economics) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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