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date: 04 August 2020

Consumer Culture. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Margaret FinneganMargaret Finnegan

The term “consumer culture” refers to cultures in which mass consumption and production both fuel the economy and shape perceptions, values, desires, and constructions of personal identity. Economic developments, demographic trends, and new technologies profoundly influence the scope and scale of consumer culture. ... ...

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