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AS3219 American Business and Technology:
From the Armory System to Microsoft
Semester 1 2000-2001
Dr. Ian Gordon
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Lecture 9
Shopping Malls: From Department Stores to Shopping Malls

Reading:
Leach, William. Land Of Desire: Merchants, Power, And The Rise Of A New American Culture. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993. Chapter 10. NUS Library Holdings
and/or
Cohen, Lizabeth. "From Town Center To Shopping Center: The Reconfiguration Of Community Marketplaces In Postwar America." American Historical Review 101 (Oct. 1996): 1050-81. Check CL RBR.

Additional:
Benson, Susan Porter. Counter Cultures: Saleswomen, Managers, and Customers in American Department Stores, 1890-1940. Champagne, Ill.: Univ of Illinois Pr, 1988. NUS LiIbrary Holdings
Leach, William. Land Of Desire: Merchants, Power, And The Rise Of A New American Culture. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993. Introduction, Chapter 9. NUS Library Holdings
Longstreth, Richard W. City Center to Regional Mall: Architecture, the Automobile, and Retailing in Los Angeles, 1920-1950. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1997. NUS Library Holdings
newPaton , Jamie, "Saks Inc. to Spin Off Signature Fifth Avenue Store," New Yorrk Times (July 19, 2000), Web edition.
Strasser, Susan. Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market. New York: Pantheon, 1989. Chapter 7. NUS Library Holdings
Williams, Rosalind. Dream Worlds: Mass Consumption in Late Nineteenth Century France. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982. NUS Library Holdings

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