Modernity Global and Local: Consumption and the Rise of the West

  title={Modernity Global and Local: Consumption and the Rise of the West},
  author={C. Clunas},
  journal={The American Historical Review},
  • C. Clunas
  • Published 1999
  • History
  • The American Historical Review
BY ANY STANDARDS, GRANT NO. ROH-2163-88 of the Interpretive Research Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities must be counted a success. It was employed, together with the resources of UCLA, to fund the three-year project "Culture and Consumption in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries" during 1989-1991. It has now resulted in the publication of three linked volumes, Consumption and the World of Goods (1993), Early Modern Conceptions of Property (1994), and The Consumption of… Expand
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