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Young men at Oxford (1830-80) Routes into consumption and debt

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Young men's consumption, especially that of students at Oxford, has not received much attention from scholars although they participated fully in the economic life of the University town by becoming customers, indeed often compulsive shoppers, as numerous Chancellor’s Court and bankruptcy court cases suggest. My thesis provides a window onto male students’ consumer culture and indebtedness, especially their link to the ‘credit system’. 'Conspicuous consumption' and overspending was a marke...

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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2018-04-17

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