Luxury in the Eighteenth-Century

Debates, Desires and Delectable Goods

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Written in English
Cover of: Luxury in the Eighteenth-Century |
Published: Pages: 368 Downloads: 763
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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Social history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Contemporary Economic Situations And Conditions,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Business/Economics,
  • History: World,
  • British Isles,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • European - General,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / European,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • 1600-1750,
  • 18th century,
  • Economic History,
  • History,
  • Luxury,
  • Wealth

Edition Notes

ContributionsMaxine Berg (Editor), Elizabeth Eger (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9449280M
ISBN 100333963822
ISBN 109780333963821

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