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★ [PDF / Epub] ☄ Packaged Pleasures By Gary S. Cross ✪ – Tushna-hram.ru From the candy bar to the cigarette records to roller coasters a technological revolution during the last uarter of the nineteenth century precipitated a colossal shift in human consumption and sensuaPDF Epub Packaged Pleasures By Gary S Cross Tushna hramru From the candy bar to the cigarette records to roller coasters a technological revolution during the last uarter of the nineteenth century precipitated a colossal shift in human consumption and sensua From the candy bar to the cigarette records to roller coasters a technological revolution during the last uarter of the nineteenth century precipitated a colossal shift in human consumption and sensual experience  Food drink and many other consumer goods came to be mass produced bottled canned condensed and distilled unleashing new and intensified surges of pleasure delight thri

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Tal to health  Mechanically rolled cigarettes entered the market and uickly addicted millions  And many other Packaged Pleasures dulled or displaced natural and social delights Yet many of these same new technologies also offered convenient and effective medicines unprecedented opportunities to enjoy music and the visual arts and hygienic varied and nutritious food and drink For better or for worse sensation became mechanized commercialized and to a large extent democratized by being made cheap and accessible Cross and Proctor have delivered an ingeniously constructed history of consumerism and consumer technology that will make us all rethink some of our favorite thing

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Packaged PleasuresLl—and addiction In  Packaged Pleasures Gary S Cross and Robert N Proctor delve into an uncharted chapter of American history shedding new light on the origins of modern consumer culture and how technologies have transformed human sensory experience  In the space of only a few decades junk foods cigarettes movies recorded sound and thrill rides brought about a revolution in what it means to taste smell see hear and touch  New techniues of boxing labeling and tubing gave consumers virtually unlimited access to pleasures they could simply unwrap and enjoy Manufacturers generated a seemingly endless stream of sugar filled high fat foods that were delicious but detrimen

Packaged Pleasures ePub ☆ Download ✓ Gary S Cross Gary S Cross is distinguished professor of modern history at Pennsylvania State University.

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  • Steve

    Packaged Pleasures ePub ☆ Download ✓ Gary S Cross Packaged PleasuresThis book has a terrific thesis that the development of consumer culture since the 19th century can be understood as the attempt to produce specific kinds of packaged experiences both literal as in a Campbell's soup can but also and importantly as a kind of mental construct a way of framing material reality and experience as a discrete portable good I plan to use this concept properly attributed of course in future workHowever the book is marred by a number of historiographical inconsistencies which I don't have time to get into now sorry These are less matters of fact than as interpretation Further I really wish that they had set their story against the background of what it was like to buy goods from a general store or other vendor bef


  • Mary

    Packaged Pleasures ePub ☆ Download ✓ Gary S Cross Packaged PleasuresSurprisingly long dry book about what I thought would be a interesting topic how use of technology or packaging can influence people's buying behaviors The book is divided into chapters tube shapes labeling etc and each chapter has many seemingly disparate topics in it For example there is a chapter on tubes which includes the invention of too


  • Lisa Pavia-higel

    Packaged Pleasures ePub ☆ Download ✓ Gary S Cross Packaged PleasuresThis book has some excellent information and I feel that they authors proved their assertion that the mechanization and commodification of products into our daily lives has fundamentally changed how we consume and seek pleasurable experiences That said there was some redundancies and sometimes the overall point became somewhat belabored I also felt the chapter that brought the information up to the present was vague and not nearly as well researched as the historical information However I took a great deal of notes to add to my Introduction to Mass Media Communication course regarding marketing and as a Media professional I felt the sections on audio recording and film were meticulous and accurate


  • Mark

    Packaged Pleasures ePub ☆ Download ✓ Gary S Cross Packaged PleasuresCOCC T1738C767 2014