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Crime, gender and consumer culture in nineteenth-century England

Crime, gender and consumer culture in nineteenth-century England

Whitlock, Tammy C. 1967-

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Aldershot: Ashgate, c2005
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Statement of responsibility: Tammy C. Whitlock
ISBN: 0754652076, 9780754652076
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-235) and index
Physical Description: [xi], 244 p. ill. 25 cm
Subject: Women consumers England History 19th century; Consumption (Economics) England History 19th century; Retail trade England History 19th century; England Social life and customs History 19th century; Consumer behavior England Sex differences History 19th century; Crime England History 19th century

Contents

  1. Ready money only: small shops and new retail methods
  2. Vanity fairs: the growth of bazaars and fancy fairs
  3. 'Mothers beware!': fraud by the retailer
  4. The culture of fraud and the female consumer
  5. Shoplifting in early nineteenth-century England
  6. Mrs. McGregor's sealskin jacket female frauds and the art of buying without paying
  7. Solving the problem of the criminal consumer: women and kleptomania