Consumed Nostalgia: Memory in the Age of Fast Capitalism

3,22 valoración promedio
( 9 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780231167581: Consumed Nostalgia: Memory in the Age of Fast Capitalism

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be. For many of us, modern memory is shaped less by a longing for the social customs and practices of the past or for family heirlooms handed down over generations and more by childhood encounters with ephemeral commercial goods and fleeting media moments in our age of fast capitalism. This phenomenon has given rise to communities of nostalgia whose members remain loyal to the toys, television, and music of their youth. They return to the theme parks and pastimes of their upbringing, hoping to reclaim that feeling of childhood wonder or teenage freedom.

Consumed nostalgia took definite shape in the 1970s, spurred by an increase in the turnover of consumer goods, the commercialization of childhood, and the skillful marketing of nostalgia. Gary Cross immerses readers in this fascinating and often delightful history, unpacking the cultural dynamics that turn pop tunes into oldies and childhood toys into valuable commodities. He compares the limited appeal of heritage sites such as Colonial Williamsburg to the perpetually attractive power of a Disney theme park and reveals how consumed nostalgia shapes how we cope with accelerating change.

Today nostalgia can be owned, collected, and easily accessed, making it less elusive and often more fun than in the past, but its commercialization has sometimes limited memory and complicated the positive goals of recollection. By unmasking the fascinating, idiosyncratic character of modern nostalgia, Cross helps us better understand the rituals of recall in an age of fast capitalism.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Book Description:

Gary Cross reveals how consumed nostalgia shapes how we cope with accelerating change, unpacking the cultural dynamics that turn pop tunes into oldies and childhood toys into valuable commodities. Today nostalgia can be owned, collected, and easily accessed, but its commercialization has sometimes limited memory and complicated the positive goals of recollection. By unmasking the character of modern nostalgia, Cross helps us better understand the rituals of recall in an age of fast capitalism.

About the Author:

Gary Cross is Distinguished Professor of Modern History at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of a dozen historical books on childhood, consumption, technology, popular culture, and work, notably Men to Boys: The Making of Modern Immaturity; The Cute and the Cool: Wondrous Innocence and Modern American Children's Culture; and An All-Consuming Century: Why Commercialism Won in Modern America.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Cross, Gary
Editorial: Columbia University Press
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
PLANET BOOKS
(WELLINGTON, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Columbia University Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 023116758X BRAND NEW. GIFT QUALITY!. Nº de ref. de la librería 616.W02

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,97
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,39
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Gary Cross
Editorial: Columbia University Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Columbia University Press, 2015. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M023116758X

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 18,38
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Gary Cross
Editorial: Columbia University Press, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Columbia University Press, United States, 2015. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Nostalgia isn t what it used to be. For many of us, modern memory is shaped less by a longing for the social customs and practices of the past or for family heirlooms handed down over generations and more by childhood encounters with ephemeral commercial goods and fleeting media moments in our age of fast capitalism. This phenomenon has given rise to communities of nostalgia whose members remain loyal to the toys, television, and music of their youth. They return to the theme parks and pastimes of their upbringing, hoping to reclaim that feeling of childhood wonder or teenage freedom. Consumed nostalgia took definite shape in the 1970s, spurred by an increase in the turnover of consumer goods, the commercialization of childhood, and the skillful marketing of nostalgia. Gary Cross immerses readers in this fascinating and often delightful history, unpacking the cultural dynamics that turn pop tunes into oldies and childhood toys into valuable commodities. He compares the limited appeal of heritage sites such as Colonial Williamsburg to the perpetually attractive power of a Disney theme park and reveals how consumed nostalgia shapes how we cope with accelerating change. Today nostalgia can be owned, collected, and easily accessed, making it less elusive and often more fun than in the past, but its commercialization has sometimes limited memory and complicated the positive goals of recollection. By unmasking the fascinating, idiosyncratic character of modern nostalgia, Cross helps us better understand the rituals of recall in an age of fast capitalism. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780231167581

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 23,33
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Gary Cross
Editorial: Columbia University Press, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Columbia University Press, United States, 2015. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Nostalgia isn t what it used to be. For many of us, modern memory is shaped less by a longing for the social customs and practices of the past or for family heirlooms handed down over generations and more by childhood encounters with ephemeral commercial goods and fleeting media moments in our age of fast capitalism. This phenomenon has given rise to communities of nostalgia whose members remain loyal to the toys, television, and music of their youth. They return to the theme parks and pastimes of their upbringing, hoping to reclaim that feeling of childhood wonder or teenage freedom. Consumed nostalgia took definite shape in the 1970s, spurred by an increase in the turnover of consumer goods, the commercialization of childhood, and the skillful marketing of nostalgia. Gary Cross immerses readers in this fascinating and often delightful history, unpacking the cultural dynamics that turn pop tunes into oldies and childhood toys into valuable commodities. He compares the limited appeal of heritage sites such as Colonial Williamsburg to the perpetually attractive power of a Disney theme park and reveals how consumed nostalgia shapes how we cope with accelerating change. Today nostalgia can be owned, collected, and easily accessed, making it less elusive and often more fun than in the past, but its commercialization has sometimes limited memory and complicated the positive goals of recollection. By unmasking the fascinating, idiosyncratic character of modern nostalgia, Cross helps us better understand the rituals of recall in an age of fast capitalism. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780231167581

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,23
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Gary Cross
Editorial: Columbia University Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Columbia University Press, 2015. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería WI-9780231167581

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,66
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,08
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Gary Cross
Editorial: Columbia University Press 2015-10-02, New York (2015)
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 5
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Columbia University Press 2015-10-02, New York, 2015. hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780231167581

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,89
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,72
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Gary Cross
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST023116758X. Nº de ref. de la librería ST023116758X

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 32,82
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Gary Cross
Editorial: Columbia University Press
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 2
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Columbia University Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780231167581

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,21
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 7,77
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Gary Cross
Editorial: Columbia University Press, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 10
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Columbia University Press, United States, 2015. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Nostalgia isn t what it used to be. For many of us, modern memory is shaped less by a longing for the social customs and practices of the past or for family heirlooms handed down over generations and more by childhood encounters with ephemeral commercial goods and fleeting media moments in our age of fast capitalism. This phenomenon has given rise to communities of nostalgia whose members remain loyal to the toys, television, and music of their youth. They return to the theme parks and pastimes of their upbringing, hoping to reclaim that feeling of childhood wonder or teenage freedom. Consumed nostalgia took definite shape in the 1970s, spurred by an increase in the turnover of consumer goods, the commercialization of childhood, and the skillful marketing of nostalgia. Gary Cross immerses readers in this fascinating and often delightful history, unpacking the cultural dynamics that turn pop tunes into oldies and childhood toys into valuable commodities. He compares the limited appeal of heritage sites such as Colonial Williamsburg to the perpetually attractive power of a Disney theme park and reveals how consumed nostalgia shapes how we cope with accelerating change. Today nostalgia can be owned, collected, and easily accessed, making it less elusive and often more fun than in the past, but its commercialization has sometimes limited memory and complicated the positive goals of recollection. By unmasking the fascinating, idiosyncratic character of modern nostalgia, Cross helps us better understand the rituals of recall in an age of fast capitalism. Nº de ref. de la librería BTE9780231167581

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 35,47
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Gary Cross
ISBN 10: 023116758X ISBN 13: 9780231167581
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Not Signed; Nostalgia isn't what it used to be. For many of us, modern memory is shaped less by a longing for the social customs and practices of the past or for family heirlooms handed down over generations and more by childhood encounters with ephemeral commercial goods and fleeting media moments in our age o. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780231167581_rkm

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 31,38
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,33
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda