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Author Stobart, Jon, 1966-

Title Sugar and spice : grocers and groceries in provincial England, 1650-1830 / by Jon Stobart.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Reveals how changes in retailing and shopping were central to the broader transformation of consumption and consumer practices, and questions established ideas about the motivations underpinning consumer choices. Offers new perspectives on the link between supply and demand and the motivations underpinning consumer choices.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1. Ancient and Modern: The Grocery Trade in Early Modern England -- 2. A New World of Goods: Groceries in the Long Eighteenth Century -- 3. From Colony to Counter: Networks of Supply -- 4. Geographies of Selling: The Grocery Trades in Provincial Towns -- 5. Selling Spaces: Display and Storage of Groceries -- 6. Selling Groceries: Service, Credit, and Price -- 7. Exotic, Empire, or Everyday? Advertising Groceries -- 8. Baskets of Goods: Customers and Shopping Practices
9. Tea and Cakes: Consuming Groceries10. Cups, Caddies, and Castors: Groceries and Domestic Material Culture -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
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Subject Grocery trade -- England -- History.
Grocers -- England -- History.
Grocery shopping -- England -- History.
Consumption (Economics) -- England -- History.
Supply and demand -- History.
Food supply -- History.
England.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Commerce.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Marketing -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Sales & Selling -- General.
Consumption (Economics)
Food supply.
Grocers.
Grocery shopping.
Grocery trade.
Supply and demand.
England.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Stobart, Jon, 1966- Sugar and spice. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013 9780199577927
ISBN 9780191640025 (electronic bk.)
0191640026 (electronic bk.)
9781283851329
1283851326
9780191744884 (ebook)
0191744883 (ebook)
9780199577927
0199577927