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‘Chief Inhabitants’ and ‘Material Culture’

H. R. French

in The Middle Sort of People in Provincial England, 1600-1750

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296385
eISBN:
9780191712029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296385.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter extends the analysis of social and material distinctions amongst the ‘middling’ at parish level by looking at household and personal goods. Using large samples of probate inventories ... More


Economic Growth, Human Capital Formation and Consumption in Western Europe Before 1800

Jaime Reis

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Argues that during the early modern period in Europe living standards gradually rose not only because probate inventories reveal that people were acquiring more and better quality durable goods. They ... More


Captive to Consumerism

Christian Smith

in Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199828029
eISBN:
9780199919475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828029.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the place of mass consumerism and materialistic visions of the good life among emerging adults. After a brief view of some survey statistics, it explores in some depth today’s ... More


Labor Supply

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the factors that influence an individual's decision concerning work or labor. It suggests that work decisions are also decisions about how much leisure and material consumption ... More


Cultural Spaces

Denise Tse-Shang Tang

in Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083015
eISBN:
9789882209855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083015.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how queer cultural spaces came to emerge in a city dominated by capitalist ideologies and material consumption. Specifically, it uses the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film and ... More


An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Douglas E. Ross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is about how displacement associated with long-distance population movements and the relationships migrants maintain with both home and host societies shape their consumer habits and the ... More


Chinese and Japanese Migration in Context

Douglas E. Ross

in An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter establishes a detailed historical context for interpreting archaeological data from Don and Lion Islands and other diasporic Asian communities. It provides information on traditional and ... More


Asian Migrants as Transnational Consumers

Douglas E. Ross

in An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter compares the Chinese and Japanese sites on Don and Lion Islands in terms of everyday consumer habits, sources and access to local and imported consumer goods, and in terms of the impact ... More


Patronage, Networks, and the Arts: The Earl of Arlington, 1618–1685

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Henry Bennet, earl of Arlington, is a neglected statesman. A sometime diplomat, he was Charles II’s longest-serving secretary of state and held the highest household office for ten years, but his ... More


Diaspora and Transnationalism

Douglas E. Ross

in An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter is an in-depth examination of the concepts of transnationalism and diaspora, how they relate to one another, how archaeologists and scholars of Asian America have adapted them to their ... More


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