The Landscape of Consumption

Shopping Streets and Cultures in Western Europe, 1600–1900

  • Jan Hein Furnée
  • Clé Lesger

About this book


This volume brings together research on retailing, shopping and urban space; themes that have attracted wide interest in recent decades. The authors argue that the 'modernity' of the nineteenth century is often over-emphasised at the expense of recognising earlier innovation.


urban history leisure history consumption and consumerism early modern history modern history European history England Europe innovation interaction Museum Nation Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan Hein Furnée
    • 1
  • Clé Lesger
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34719-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31406-2
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