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              Books by Melissa Calaresu

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              Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present

              Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present (Paperback)

              Edited by Calaresu, Melissa; Heuvel, Danielle van den

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              Street vendors are ubiquitous across the world and throughout history. They are part of almost any distribution chain, and play an important role in the marketing of consumer goods particularly to poorer customers. Focusing on the food trades, this multi-disciplinary volume explo...res the dynamics of street selling and its impact on society. Through an investigation of food hawking, the volume both showcases the latest results from a subject that has seen the emergence of a significant body of innovative and adventurous scholarship, and advances the understanding of street vending and its impact on society by stimulating interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary discussions. Covering a time span of approximately two millennia, from antiquity to the present, the book includes chapters on Europe and Asia, and covers a diverse range of themes such as the identity of food sellers (in terms of gender, ethnicity, and social status); the role of the street seller in the distribution of food; the marketing of food; food traders and the establishment; the representation of food hawkers; and street traders and economic development. By taking a dynamic approach, the collection has enabled its contributors to cross disciplinary boundaries and engage in discussions which extend beyond the limits of their own academic fields, and thus provide a fresh appreciation of this ancient phenomenon.
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              ISBN 9781138329706
              Released NZ 9 Nov 2018
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The History of Retailing and Consumption
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              Exploring Cultural History: Essays in Honour of Peter Burke
               

              Exploring Cultural History: Essays in Honour of Peter Burke (Hardback, Festschrift)

              By Calaresu, Melissa; Rubies, Joan-Pau; Vivo, Filippo de

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              Considers the rise of cultural history in general, and highlights the particular role played in this rise by Peter Burke, the first Professor of Cultural History of the University of Cambridge and one of the most prolific and influential authors in the field. This title reflects ...the many and varied interests of Peter Burke.
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              ISBN 9780754667506
              Released NZ 19 Oct 2010
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Exploring Cultural History: Essays in Honour of Peter Burke
               

              Exploring Cultural History: Essays in Honour of Peter Burke (Paperback)

              Edited by Calaresu, Melissa; Rubies, Joan-Pau; Vivo, Filippo de

              • RRP: $104.00
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              Over the past 30 years, cultural history has moved from the periphery to the centre of historical studies, profoundly influencing the way we look at and analyze all aspects of the past. In this volume, a distinguished group of international historians has come together to conside...r the rise of cultural history in general, and to highlight the particular role played in this rise by Peter Burke, the first professor of Cultural History at the University of Cambridge and one of the most prolific and influential authors in the field.
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              ISBN 9781138631151
              Released NZ 6 Feb 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Treasured Possessions: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

              Treasured Possessions: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment (Hardback)

              Edited by Avery, Victoria; Calaresu, Melissa; Laven, Mary

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              This book explores the significance of beautiful and engaging objects - chosen, acquired, personalised and treasured - to the people who once owned them. With over 300 works discussed, it takes us on a dazzling visual adventure through the decorative arts, from Renaissance luxuri...es wrought in glass, bronze and maiolica to the elaborate tablewares and personal adornments available to shoppers in the Age of Enlightenment. En route the authors consider the impact of global trade on European habits and expectations: the glamour of the Eastern exotic, the ubiquity of New World products like chocolate and sugar, and the obsession with Chinoiserie decoration. They ask what decorative objects meant to their owners before the age of industrial mass production, and explore how technological innovation and the proliferation of goods from the sixteenth century onwards transformed the attitude of Europeans to their personal possessions. Illustrated throughout with superb colour photographs, many unfamiliar and hitherto unseen gems of the Fitzwilliam Museum's Applied Arts collection are here published for the first time.
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              ISBN 9781781300336
              Released NZ 11 Mar 2015
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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