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Reproduction, Fragmentation, and Collection: Rome and the Origin of Souvenirs

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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... (Cooper 1999), who offer by proxy a first-hand visual experience. Like the monuments, the inhabitants of his cityscape are of different types. Only the wealthy figures, however, seem to pay proper attention to their surroundings (Benson 2002)....

Gidget and the Creature from Venus: Madness, Monsters, and Dangerous Roman Ruins in Film

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... The best known and most widely admired architecture of Stendhal’s day was that of the Italian peninsula, made known through mass-produced prints and other souvenir objects (Benson 2004). Stendhal Syndrome, then, like admiration for classical...

Retailing Retro

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... as lower middle class. See Benson and Ugolini (2003) for details. The skill necessary for the job, particularly the accumulated knowledge that retailers need to source cheap objects, distinguishes them both from other cultural...