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Land of desire

merchants, power, and the rise of a new American culture

by Leach, William

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Department stores -- United States -- History,
    • Sales promotion -- United States -- History,
    • Department stores -- Social aspects -- United States -- History,
    • Consumer behavior -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Commercial policy -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-486) and index.

      StatementWilliam Leach.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5465.U5 L4 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 510 p. :
      Number of Pages510
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1743546M
      ISBN 100394543505
      LC Control Number92050785

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