Culture in History
Production, Consumption and Values in Historical Perspective
Edited by Joseph Melling and Jonathan Barry
Jonathan Barry is Professor of History at the University of Exeter.
Joseph Melling is Professor of History at the University of Exeter.
Part 1 The problem of culture: momentum and history, Stephen Mennell Prices as descriptions - reasons as explanations, Iain Hampsher-Monk. Part 2 Production and culture: culture, environment and the historical lag in Asia's industrialization, Eric L. Jones Cultural values and entrepreneurial action - the case of the Irish Republic, Paul Keating Employers, workplace culture and workers' politics, British industry and workers' welfare programmes, 1870-1920, Joseph Melling Cultural influences on economic action, Sidney Pollard. Part 3 Consumption and culture: excess, frugality and the spirit of Capitalism - readings of mandeville on commercial society, Dario Castiglione Addicted to modernity - nervousness in the early consumer society, Roy Porter Bourgeois production and realist styles of art, Robert Witkin Setting up the seen, Philip Corrigan Index
Size: 224 x 142 mm
Publication: July 1, 1992