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Mass Consumerism: From Austerity to Affluence

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... to the members. Well, they didn’t ... what you got was a very good report on how to run a capitalist business.’Peter Gurney (ed.), Co-operation and Consumerism in Interwar England: Transcripts of Interviews with Co-operative Society Members...

Alternative Paths: The Politics of Consumption

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... that Neale had helped get on to the statute books.Philip N. Backstrom, Christian Socialism and Co-operation in Victorian England (London: Croom Helm, 1974): 45–6, 68; Peter Gurney, Co-operative Culture and the Politics of Consumption in England,...

Consumer Culture: The Hegemony of Choice

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... unfashionable, and she memorably remarked: ‘Our girls woul’n’t o’ shopped at Cwop if you’d o’ clemmed ’em.’Peter Gurney (ed.), Co-operation and Consumerism in Interwar England: Transcripts of Interviews with Co-operative Society Members from...

Producing Consumers: Consumption Practices

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... from moral reformers who regarded them as unregulated and therefore necessarily suspect.W. H. Fraser, The Coming of the Mass Market, 1850–1914 (London: Macmillan, 1981): 94–100; Scola, Feeding the Victorian City, 250–2; Peter T. A. Jones,...

Shopping as Pleasure: Department Stores

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... attitudes and practices were still widely shared. Stores such as Waring and Gillow’s that specialized in furniture, Marshall and Snelgrove the drapers and Peter Robinson that sold mainly ladies’ wear, for instance, were reluctant to become...

Co-op Commonwealth: Consumer Organizing

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... such as Gloucester and Plymouth, southern England was largely untouched by co-operation, including London until the 1920s.G. D. H. Cole, A Century of Co-operation (Manchester: Co-operative Union, 1945): 371; Peter Gurney, Co-operative Culture...

Epilogue

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... they realized it or not, ‘ecosocialists’ and others were building on a long tradition of left criticism here, stretching back at least to William Morris, Robert Blatchford and Peter Kropotkin in the late nineteenth century, who regarded...

Historicizing Consumer Culture

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600–2000 (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002); Peter Borsay, A History of Leisure: The British Experience Since 1500 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006). The focus here is mainly on the sphere...

Ideal Home: The Growth of the New Consumerism

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... a modern home with a nice kitchen and garden that might tempt her husband from the pub and encourage him to treat her decently.Peter Gurney (ed.), Bolton Working-Class Life in the 1930s: A Mass-Observation Anthology (Brighton:...

Image Worlds: The Rise of Modern Advertising

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... the litigious Lever pursued Harmsworth through the courts for libel, eventually winning record damages.Wilson, The History of Unilever, 72–88; W. P. Jolly, Lord Leverhulme. A Biography (London: Constable, 1976), 38–57; Peter Gurney, Co-operative...