My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

For faster,
Use Lean
Get it now
Don't show me again
Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Cover Art

Title Luxury trades and consumerism in ancien régime Paris : studies in the history of the skilled workforce / edited by Robert Fox and Anthony Turner.

Published Aldershot, U.K. ; Brookfield, Vt., U.S.A. : Ashgate, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  331.11422 LUXU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes "This book has its origins in two conferences on 'The skilled workforce in Paris 1500-1800' that were held in Paris and Oxford in April and November 1993"--Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Penelope Gouk -- Publications arising from the Achievement Project -- Introduction / Robert Fox and Anthony Turner -- 1. Les relieurs et doreurs de Paris au XVIe siecle / Fabienne Le Bars -- 2. L'influence flamande sur l'orfevrerie parisienne au XVIe siecle / Michele Bimbenet-Privat -- 3. The Parisian fine binding trade in the last century of the ancien regime / Giles Barber -- 4. Mathematical instrument-making in early modern Paris / Anthony Turner -- 5. The manufacture and marketing of luxury goods: the marchands merciers of late 17th- and 18th-century Paris / Carolyn Sargentson -- 6. Paris-Lyon-Paris: dialogue in the design and distribution of patterned silks in the 18th century / Lesley Ellis Miller -- 7. Noel Gerard (1685-1736) et le Magasin General a l'Hotel Jabach / Jean-Dominique Augarde -- 8. L'imaginaire comme support du luxe: les fetes royales de Versailles de mai 1664 / Jean-Jacques Gautier.
9. Between a 'moral economy' and a 'consumer economy': clothes and their function in the 17th and 18th centuries / Daniel Roche -- 10. Fashion's empire: trade and power in early 18th-century France / Michael Sonenscher -- 11. Luxury trades and consumerism / Joan Thirsk -- 12. Some remarks on the metiers d'art / Francois Crouzet -- 13. Producers, suppliers, and consumers: reflections on the luxury trades in Paris c.1500-c.1800 / Gillian Lewis.
Language notes English and French.
Other author Fox, Robert, 1938-
Turner, Anthony John, 1946-
Subject Manufacturing industries -- France -- Paris -- History -- Congresses.
Luxuries -- France -- Paris -- History -- Congresses.
Skilled labor -- France -- Paris -- History -- Congresses.
Consumption (Economics) -- France -- Paris -- History -- Congresses.
Affluent consumers -- France -- Paris -- History -- Congresses.
ISBN 0860786641 (hb)