Service and style how the American department store fashioned the middle class

Title Service and style how the American department store fashioned the middle class
Names Whitaker, Jan.
Book Number DB067264
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Social and cultural history of large, independently owned, downtown department stores from their 1870s beginnings to their post-WWII decline following the proliferation of chain and discount retailers. Examines their impact on fashion, gender roles, urban development, and consumerism. Discusses the redefinition of middle-class living standards to include material expression. 2006.
Narrator Allison, Kristin.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Business - BUS
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Home economics & Homemaking - HOME
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject Department stores - Social aspects - United States - History - 20th century
Department stores - United States - History - 20th century
Middle class - United States - History - 20th century
Call Number 381.1410973 ANF
Language English
Released 2006
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the Library of Congress, 2006 Talking Book Publishers, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2006. 0312326351
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