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Knowing Consumers – Histories, Identities, Practices: An Introduction

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of the Consumer : Knowledge, Power and Identity in the Modern World

Berg, 2006

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... and a category of knowledge and rights. The chapter by Frank Trentmann and Vanessa Taylor uses metropolitan London as a microcosm to chart the increasingly powerful mobilization of ‘the consumer’ by users and providers and its widening social...

Competing Domains: Democratic Subjects and Consuming Subjects in Britain and the United States since 1945

The Making of the Consumer : Knowledge, Power and Identity in the Modern World

Berg, 2006

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...I should like to thank Frank Trentmann, Peter Thompson and Chris Waters for their helpful comments on this piece.Every quarter the Henley Centre for Forecasting, a prestige marketing organization specializing in long-term planning...

Empire, Free Trade and the Moral Economies of Food in the Modern World

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

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... Anti-Slavery and Anti-Sweatshop’, in K. Soper and F. Trentmann (eds), Citizenship and Consumption ( Basingstoke...

From Users to Consumers: Water Politics in Nineteenth-Century London

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vanessa Taylor

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The Making of the Consumer : Knowledge, Power and Identity in the Modern World

Berg, 2006

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... 20. Jahrhundert (Göttingen, 2003); F. Trentmann, ‘Beyond Consumerism: New Historical Perspectives on Consumption’, Journal of Contemporary History, 39(3) (2004), pp. 373–401. The literature has largely followed Maslow’s chronological...

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Alexander Nützenadel

Alexander Nuetzenadel is Chair of European Economic and Social History at the Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

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... Trentmann follows the different kinds of ‘moral economies’ through which consumers and producers have been connected in the modern period. Frank Trentmann in this volume. ‘Moral economy’, in the singular, became a popular...

Disruption is Normal: Blackouts, Breakdowns and the Elasticity of Everyday Life

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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... flushing remedy’. He and his shop assistants had nowhere to go; some were even taken ill. For Kyffin and other East Enders it was a return to ordinary life under drought (‘Court Report’, Daily Chronicle, 22 July 1895; Trentmann and Taylor...

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Elizabeth Shove is Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Wilk

Richard Wilk is Provost’s Professor of Anthropology and Director of Food Studies at Indiana University. His recent books include Home Cooking in the Global Village (2006) and Fast Food/Slow Food (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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... of the existing literature and some of the chapters included in this book concentrate on regularities of habit, ordering only makes sense in relation to processes or threats of disruption and fracture. Frank Trentmann consequently writes about...

Consumption and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century Britain

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Consumption : Material Culture and Citizenship in Europe and America

Berg, 2001

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... Trentmann, ‘Civil society, commerce, and the “citizen-consumer”’, in idem (ed.), Paradoxes of Civil Society (Oxford and New York: Berghahn, 2000) and Trentmann, ‘The erosion of free trade’ (Harvard PhD thesis, 1999), ch. 1. For the Victorian...

A Becoming Subject: Consumer Socialization in the Mediated Marketplace

The Making of the Consumer : Knowledge, Power and Identity in the Modern World

Berg, 2006

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...I hope that every-day readers will excuse my paradoxes; you cannot avoid paradox if you think for yourself and whatever you may say I would rather fall into paradox than into prejudice.Faced with a rising tide of youth vandalism...

From Stigma to Cult: Changing Meanings in East German Consumer Culture

The Making of the Consumer : Knowledge, Power and Identity in the Modern World

Berg, 2006

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...It is astonishing: an enraptured outcry travelled through East Germany when the hazelnut-filled chocolate bar Bambina (thought to be lost) appeared again on supermarket shelves. Shortly thereafter a prominent actor wistfully remembered...