Having It All
[caption id="attachment_55254304" align="aligncenter" width="900"] 1st December 1936: A young Christmas shopper leaving a department store with her presents, helped by a commissionaire. (Getty)[/caption] by Victoria de Grazia Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, From the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First. Frank Trentmann. Frank Harper, 2016. 880pp.