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    • Empire of Things

    • How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First
    • By: Frank Trentmann
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 33 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated more as consumers than workers and even public services are presented to us as products in a supermarket. In this monumental study, acclaimed historian Frank Trentmann unfolds the extraordinary history that has shaped our material world, from late Ming China, Renaissance Italy and the British Empire to the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • truly informative

    • By John R. Stanley on 06-17-16
    • How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First
    • By: Frank Trentmann
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 33 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 01-28-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 61 ratings

    Regular price: $31.97