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The Bon Marche : Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920.

By: Miller, Michael B.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Princeton legacy library: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (295 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781400856114; 1400856116.Subject(s): Au Bon Marché (Paris, France) -- History | France -- Social conditions -- 19th century | France -- Social conditions -- 20th centuryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Bon Marche : Bourgeois Culture and the Department. Store, 1869-1920.DDC classification: 381.1/0944/36 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Part 1: Revolution in Retailing; Part 2: Internal Relations; Part 3: Public Relations.
Summary: In this comprehensive social history of the Bon Marche, the Parisian department store that was the largest in the world before 1914, Michael Miller explores the bourgeois identities, ambitions, and anxieties that the new emporia so vividly dramatized. Through an original interpretation of paternalism, public images, and family-firm relationships, he shows how this new business enterprise succeeded in reconciling traditional values with the coming of an age of mass consumption and bureaucracy.
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Cover; Contents; Part 1: Revolution in Retailing; Part 2: Internal Relations; Part 3: Public Relations.

In this comprehensive social history of the Bon Marche, the Parisian department store that was the largest in the world before 1914, Michael Miller explores the bourgeois identities, ambitions, and anxieties that the new emporia so vividly dramatized. Through an original interpretation of paternalism, public images, and family-firm relationships, he shows how this new business enterprise succeeded in reconciling traditional values with the coming of an age of mass consumption and bureaucracy.

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