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Marianne in the Department Store: Commercial Paris and the Civic Vision of the Republic

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the conflict between commercial Paris and the civic vision of the French Republic. It discusses the development of new forms of consumer capitalism and the emergence of ... More


Uncle Sam's a Boy at Play

Woody Register

in The Kid of Coney Island: Fred Thompson and the Rise of American Amusements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167320
eISBN:
9780199849710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167320.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Fred Thompson's determination to encourage visions of surplus and luxury placed him at the center of the development of early-20th-century consumer capitalism. Between 1890 and 1930, Americans laid ... More


A Dog’s World: The Commodification of Contemporary Dog Keeping

Aaron Herald Skabelund

in Empire of Dogs: Canines, Japan, and the Making of the Modern Imperial World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450259
eISBN:
9780801463235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450259.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the commodification of dog keeping in Japan and other societies since the end of World War II. It considers three principal trends of dog keeping. First, thanks in large part to ... More


An Anorexic in Miyazaki’s Land of Cockaigne: Excess and Abnegation in

Susan Napier

in Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how copious excretion and vomit feature in popular animator Miyazaki Hayao's Academy-award winning feature Spirited Away (2001), arguing that these bodily eruptions are ... More


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