Download Bright Modernity: Color, Commerce, and Consumer Culture by Regina Lee Blaszczyk,Uwe Spiekermann,Mark Stoneman PDF

By Regina Lee Blaszczyk,Uwe Spiekermann,Mark Stoneman

Color is a visual know-how that invisibly connects such a lot of difficult features of contemporary Western patron societies—research and improvement, making and promoting, predicting model developments, and extra. construction on Regina Lee Blaszczyk’s go-to historical past of the “color revolution” within the usa, this booklet explores additional transatlantic and multidisciplinary dimensions of the subject. overlaying heritage from the mid 19th century into the fast prior, it examines the connection among colour, trade, and customer societies in strange settings and within the corporation of latest different types of specialists. Readers will find out about the early dye undefined, the dynamic nomenclature for colour, and efforts to standardize, comprehend, and teach the general public approximately colour. Readers also will stumble upon early meals coloring, new customer items, technical and company thoughts in print and at the silver reveal, the interrelationship among gender and colour, and colour forecasting within the model industry.

Show description

Read Online or Download Bright Modernity: Color, Commerce, and Consumer Culture (Worlds of Consumption) PDF

Similar labour & industrial relations books

Skilled Workers' Solidarity: The American Experience in Comparative Perspective (States and Societies)

First released in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Wage Determination and Incomes Policy in Open Economies

Written through Anne Romanis Braun, a former employees member of the IMF's learn division, this quantity bargains with the character of salary choice and the matter of securing an economically applicable improvement of cash earning in an open economic system over the medium term.

From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century (The David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History)

Within the early years of the 20th century, newcomer farmers and migrant Mexicans solid a brand new global in South Texas. in precisely a decade, this significant zone, formerly thought of too remoted and desolate for large-scale agriculture, turned one of many usa' such a lot profitable farming areas and one in every of its worst locations to paintings.

Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR (Culture, Labor, History)

Handed in June 1940, the Smith Act was once a peacetime anti-sedition legislation that marked a dramatic shift within the felony definition of unfastened speech safeguard in the US through criminalizing the advocacy of disloyalty to the govt. by way of strength. It additionally criminalized the acts of printing, publishing, or allotting something advocating such sedition and made it unlawful to prepare or belong to any organization that did an identical.

Additional info for Bright Modernity: Color, Commerce, and Consumer Culture (Worlds of Consumption)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 37 votes