Land of Desire

Land of Desire

Merchants, Power, and the Rise of A New American Culture

Book - 1994
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This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being, and endless acquisition. 24 pages of photos.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1994, c1993
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
ISBN: 9780679754114
Call Number: 381.14 L469L 1994
Characteristics: xvii, 510 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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