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  1. Consumerism in World History

    The Global Transformation of Desire, 2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    This second edition of Consumerism in World History draws on recent research of the consumer experience in the West and Japan, while also examining societies less renowned for consumerism, such as those in Africa. By relating consumerism to other issues in world history, this book forces...

    Published February 7th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Childhood in World History

    By Peter N Stearns, Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Filling a gap in a field with very few teaching books available, Childhood in World History provides a much-needed historical overview. Studying childhood historically greatly advances our understanding of what childhood is about, and a world history focus permits broad questions to be asked. Peter...

    Published November 14th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Western Civilization in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Western civilization and world history are often seen as different, or even mutually exclusive, routes into historical studies. This volume shows that they can be successfully linked, providing a tool to see each subject in the context of the other, identifying influences and connections. Western...

    Published August 27th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Consumerism in World History

    The Global Transformation of Desire

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    The desire to acquire luxury goods and leisure services is a basic force in modern life. This second edition of Consumerism in World History draws on recent research and explores both the historical origins and world-wide appeal of this modern phenomenon....

    Published January 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  5. Gender in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    From classical times to the twentieth century, Gender in World History is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideas about men and women, and their roles, when difficult cultural systems come into contact....

    Published January 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of Social History

    Edited by Peter N. Stearns

    A reference surveying the major concerns, findings, and terms of social history. The coverage includes major categories within social history (family, demographic transition, multiculturalism, industrialization, nationalism); major aspects of life for which social history has provided a crucial...

    Published November 30th 1993 by Routledge

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