Retailing and the Language of Goods, 1550–1820 (The History - download pdf or read online

By Nancy Cox

ISBN-10: 1472416104

ISBN-13: 9781472416100

during this booklet the writer explores a few of the meanings assigned to items offered retail from 1550 to 1820 and the way their labels have been understood. the 1st 1/2 the booklet makes a speciality of those labels and on mercantile language extra generally; the way it was once utilized in exchange and the way lexicographers and others approached what, for them, have been new vocabularies. within the moment part, the writer turns to the products themselves, and their relationships with phrases equivalent to ’luxury’, ’choice’ and ’love’; phrases that have been used as descriptors in advertising items. The language of items is a topic of ongoing curiosity and the learn of consumables opens up new methods of the standard language of the early glossy interval in addition to the studies of alternate and intake for either service provider and consumer.

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