Americas first huge cities produced huge department stores that amassed the goods being manufactured in western society under one roof in doing so though they had to create a desire for those goods this led to the idea of fashion to insure that goods would be discarded and new ones bought in their place it led to exploitation of childrens imagination pressuring their parents to buys . Land of desire merchants power and the rise of a new american culture by william leach pantheon books new york 1993 the original american culture was an idealized blend of republican virtue christian piety and community values overlaid against a backdrop of slavery gambling genocide and war. Land of desire merchants power and the rise of a new american culture leach william r isbn 9780679754114 kostenloser versand fr alle bcher mit versand und verkauf duch amazon. Land of desire merchants money and the rise of a new american culture user review kirkus in an alternate history of modern american life from 1890 to 1927 leach history columbia true love. Get this from a library land of desire merchants power and the rise of a new american culture william r leach this monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a national book award it chronicles americas transformation beginning in 1880 into a nation of consumers devoted to a cult of comfort
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