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Logemann, Jan L., author
Trams or tailfins? : public and private prosperity in postwar West Germany and the United States / Jan L. Logemann
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012
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 3rd Floor  HF5415.33.U6 L64 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Consumer behavior -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Consumer behavior -- Germany (West) -- History
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Germany (West) -- Economic conditions
Physical Description xv, 300 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-293) and index
Contents Divergent paths to mass consumer modernity -- State : private consumption and the framework of public policy. Politics of mass consumption ; Public and private consumption in affluent societies -- Society : the social significance of consumption. What the people want ; Menace or promise? -- Space : urban and suburban spaces of consumption. Urban and suburban living ; Shaping the postwar consumer city -- Conclusion
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