Land Of Desire: Merchants, Power, And The Rise Of A New American Culture
- Publish Date: 1994-09-06
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: William R. Leach
This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being, and endless acquisition. 24 pages of photos.