9780807830895

Consumers' Imperium

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807830895

  • ISBN10:

    0807830895

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-06-11
  • Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr

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Summary

Shifting attention from exports to imports, from production to consumption, and from men to women, Hoganson makes it clear that globalization did not just happen beyond America's shores, as a result of American military might and industrial power, but that it happened at home, thanks to imports, immigrants, geographical knowledge, and consumer preferences.

Author Biography

Kristin L. Hoganson is associate professor of history at the University of Illinois

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Beyond Main Street: Imperial Nightmares and Gopher Prairie Yearningsp. 1
Cosmopolitan Domesticity, Imperial Accessories: Importing the American Dreamp. 13
The Fashionable World: Imagined Communities of Dressp. 57
Entertaining Difference: Popular Geography in Various Guisesp. 105
Girdling the Globe: The Fictive Travel Movement and the Rise of the Tourist Mentalityp. 153
Immigrant Gifts, American Appropriations: Progressive Era Pluralism as Imperialist Nostalgiap. 209
Conclusion: The Global Production of American Domesticityp. 251
Appendix of Travel Clubsp. 257
Notesp. 279
Bibliographyp. 341
Indexp. 389
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