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Author Adams, William Howard.
Title On luxury [electronic resource] : a cautionary tale, a short history of the perils of excess from ancient times to the beginning of the modern era / William Howard Adams.
Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, c2012.
Edition 1st ed.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-210) and index.
Contents Word of warning -- The Greeks: less is more -- Rome: the road to ruin -- Fear and loathing: luxury and Christian salvation -- Unintended consequences: indulgence and the Reformation -- Plain living and high thinking: piety and prosperity in the American colonies -- Age of anxiety: luxury and the eighteenth century -- Postlog: Enough is enough.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Luxury -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781612344171 1612344178 1612344186 (DLC) 2012029360
ISBN 1612344186 (electronic bk.)
9781612344188 (electronic bk.)
9781612344171 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1612344178 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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