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The Bon Marché:
Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920
Michael B. Miller

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
INew Stores19
IIThe "Grand Magasin"48
Merchandise and the Mass Market48
Finance and Purchasing53
Organization58
IIIThe Boucicauts75
Building Organization Men: The Base77
Building Organization Men: Management112
Ritualization121
Entrepreneurial Roles and Business Change127
IVThe Directors130
Faithful Continuators130
Members of a Single Family143
VSelling Consumption165
An Eighth Wonder166
A Way of Life178
VISelling the Store190
Ambivalence and Hostility190
A Model Community215
Conclusion231
Appendix241
Bibliography245
Index259

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