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Keeping up with the Joneses : envy in American consumer society, 1890-1930 /

A century ago many Americans condemned envy as a destructive emotion and a sin. Today few Americans expect criticism when they express envy, and some commentators maintain that the emotion drives the economy. This shift in attitude is Susan Matt's central concern. Keeping up with the Joneses: E...

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Main Author: Matt, Susan J. 1967-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2003.
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Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt3fhxqb
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