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6 edition of The Sex of Things found in the catalog.

The Sex of Things

Gender and Consumption in Historical Perspective

  • 365 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Social history,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • Consumer Behavior - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Social aspects,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Sex differences,
  • History,
  • Marketing - Research,
  • History / General,
  • Consumer behavior,
  • Consumption (Economics)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVictoria de Grazia (Editor), Ellen Furlough (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7710131M
    ISBN 100520201973
    ISBN 109780520201972


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