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The Resource Living it up : our love affair with luxury, James B. Twitchell

Living it up : our love affair with luxury, James B. Twitchell

Label
Living it up : our love affair with luxury
Title
Living it up
Title remainder
our love affair with luxury
Statement of responsibility
James B. Twitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cites the evolution of luxury-based consumerism in America, seeking to define the category itself while considering luxury from a manufacturing and customer perspective and drawing conclusions on the economic impact of luxury spending
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twitchell, James B.
Dewey number
306.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5415.32
LC item number
.T95 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Affluent consumers
  • Luxuries
  • Affluent consumers
  • Luxuries
  • Weelde
  • Consumptiemaatschappij
  • Luxus
  • Luxusgut
  • Psychologie
  • Verbraucherverhalten
  • USA
  • Verbraucherverhalten
  • Luxus
  • Luxusgut
  • Psychologie
  • USA
Label
Living it up : our love affair with luxury, James B. Twitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Conclusion: A (Mild) Defense of Luxury
  • Over the Top: Americans in the Lap of Luxury
  • The Social Construction of Luxury: A Taxonomy of Taste
  • Let's Go Shopping: The Streets of Material Dreams
  • Where Opuluxe Is Made and Who Makes It: LVMH and Conde Nast
  • How Luxury Becomes Necessity: The Work of Advertising
  • From Shirts to Tulips: A Musing on Luxury
  • Viva Las Vegas! A Strip of Luxury
  • Still Learning from Las Vegas: How Luxury Is Turning Religious
Control code
ocm46565137
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 309 pages
Isbn
9780231124966
Lccn
2001025674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46565137
  • (OCoLC)46565137
Label
Living it up : our love affair with luxury, James B. Twitchell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Conclusion: A (Mild) Defense of Luxury
  • Over the Top: Americans in the Lap of Luxury
  • The Social Construction of Luxury: A Taxonomy of Taste
  • Let's Go Shopping: The Streets of Material Dreams
  • Where Opuluxe Is Made and Who Makes It: LVMH and Conde Nast
  • How Luxury Becomes Necessity: The Work of Advertising
  • From Shirts to Tulips: A Musing on Luxury
  • Viva Las Vegas! A Strip of Luxury
  • Still Learning from Las Vegas: How Luxury Is Turning Religious
Control code
ocm46565137
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 309 pages
Isbn
9780231124966
Lccn
2001025674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46565137
  • (OCoLC)46565137

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