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Dream Worlds

Mass Consumption in Late Nineteenth Century France

Rosalind H. Williams


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In Dream Worlds, Rosalind Williams examines the origins and moral implications of consumer society, providing a cultural history of its emergence in late nineteenth-century France.

University of California Press, 9780520074248, 463pp.

Publication Date: January 14, 1991

About the Author

Rosalind H. Williams is Dean for Undergraduate Education and Metcalf Professor of Writing at MIT and author of Notes on the Underground: An Essay on Technology, Society, and the Imagination.