Browse by Subject "consumerism"
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Consumerism in urban Russia in the 1880s and 90s: Exploring conceptions of time, space, and modernity through bicycle and watch advertisements (2011-01-14)This paper discusses the urban consumer culture in Moscow and Petersburg during the 1880s and 1890s and uses the consumption of bicycles and watches as a lens through which to explore changing perceptions of time and space ...
A painterly performance of politeness: Jean-Étienne Liotard’s "Still Life: Tea Set" and identity in eighteenth-century England (2015-12-10)This thesis explores how Jean-Etienne Liotard’s 1783 painting, Still Life: Tea Set, functioned within its eighteenth-century context. Rather than considering the image as an academic exercise, depiction of the chinoiserie ...