The Bon Marche: Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920

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In this comprehensive social history of the Bon Marche, the Parisian department store that was the largest in the world before 1914, Michael Miller explores the bourgeois identities, ambitions, and anxieties that the new emporia so vividly dramatized. Through an original interpretation of paternalism, public images, and family-firm relationships, he shows how this new business enterprise succeeded in reconciling traditional values with the coming of an age of mass consumption and bureaucracy. Originally published in 1981. ...

The Bon Marche: Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920 1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691034942

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Bon Marche: Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920 1981, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9780043303160

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The Bon Marche: Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920 1981, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691053219

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