The Romantic Ethic and the Spirit of Modern Consumerism New Extended Edition

Originally published in 1987, Colin Campbell’s classic treatise on the sociology of consumption has become one of the most widely cited texts in sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, and the history of ideas. In the thirty years since its publication, The Romantic Ethic and the Spirit of Modern...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Campbell, Colin
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2018, 2018
Edition:2nd ed. 2018
Series:Cultural Sociology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Spirit of Modern Consumerism
  • 3. Accounting for the Consumer Revolution in Eighteenth Century England
  • 4. The Puzzle of Modern Consumerism
  • 5. Traditional and Modern Hedonism
  • 6. Modern Autonomous Imaginative Hedonism
  • 7. The Romantic Ethic
  • 8. The Other Protestant Ethic
  • 9. The Ethic of Feeling
  • 10. The Aristocratic Ethic
  • 11. The Romantic Ethic
  • 12. Conclusion