NYU Steinhardt

History of Consumer Culture

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2215
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course examines the rise of consumer culture, the critical responses it has historically produced by intellectuals & the ways in which recent scholarship theorized the actual experiences of people who participate in, pursue, & consume the many produces of a consumer culture. The course is an intellectual & cultural history of consumer culture as a central dimension of American life in the industrial & postindustrial eras.
  • Old Course Number: E58.2215