The consuming temple : : Jews, department stores, and the consumer revolution in Germany, 1880-1940 / / Paul Lerner.

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Place / Publishing House:Ithaca : : Cornell University Press,, 2015.
Year of Publication:2015
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Physical Description:1 online resource (281 pages) :; illustrations
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Table of Contents:
  • Jerusalem's terrain: the department store and its discontents in imperial Germany
  • Dream worlds in motion: circulation, cosmopolitanism, and the Jewish question
  • Uncanny encounters: the Thief, the Shop Girl, and the Department Store King
  • Beyond the consuming temple: Jewish dissimilation and consumer modernity in provincial Germany
  • The consuming fire: fantasies of destruction in German politics and culture.