The department store : a social history /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lancaster, William, 1938-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Leicester University Press, 1995.
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Table of Contents:
  • The North British proto-department store: origins and developments
  • Luxury democratised
  • Buildings, fixtures and fittings
  • The drummer from the Land of Oz
  • The department store 1920-39: mergers, realignment and growth
  • The midway comes to High Street
  • Pedlars, nonconformists and scientific managers: department store entrepreneurs
  • Behind the counter: workers and the department store
  • Theories on consumer society: themes, trends and problems
  • Women and department stores: some economic, sexual and political ambiguities
  • The department store and society: themes and trends.