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The idea of luxury

a conceptual and historical investigation

by Christopher J. Berry

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Luxury -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-259) and index.

    StatementChristopher J. Berry.
    SeriesIdeas in context ;, 30
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB841 .B47 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1421930M
    ISBN 100521454484, 0521466911
    LC Control Number93032166

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