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Consumption Politics and Politicized Consumption: Monarchy, Republic, and Dictatorship in Germany, 1900–1939

  • Hartmut Berghoff
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Abstract

Consumption is not only about cultural values, lifestyles, and market interaction but also about politics. Shaped by institutions, laws, and ideologies, consumption interacts with political power to legitimize or delegitimize governments. States can control available supplies and prices and define acceptable forms of consumption. The burgeoning field of consumption studies, however, has devoted relatively little attention to these political implications.

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Fair Trade Black Market Mass Consumption Consumer Society Nazi Regime 
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