'Retailing and Distribution in the Eighteenth Century'
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The 2018 CHORD conference on 'Retailing and Distribution in the Eighteenth Century'
will take place at the University of Wolverhampton
on 13 September 2018.
The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found at:
The programme includes:
Steven Sanders, Oxford Brookes University
The Upholder in the Age of Thomas Chippendale: Upholders as Appraisers, Brokers, and Auctioneers
Anna Knutsson, European University Institute
Selling British Contraband in Eighteenth Century Sweden
Jenni Dixon, BCU
From Cabinets to Toy-Shops: Curious Spaces in the Eighteenth-Century
Aidan Collins, University of York
Defining ‘Traders’ in Bankruptcy Proceedings, 1700-1750
Fancy Feathers: the Feather Trade in Britain and the Atlantic World
Jessica Davidson, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
‘Here mirth and merchandise are mix’d’: Buying and selling at the English provincial fair reconsidered
Matthew Mauger, Queen Mary University of London
Grocers’ Trade cards and the Cultural Imaginaries of China
David Fallon, University of Roehampton
Bookselling, Sociable Retailing and Identity by Distribution: The Case of Thomas Payne
Serena Dyer, University of Warwick
Stitching and Shopping: The Material Literacy of the Consumer
Clare Rose, The Royal School of Needlework, London
Quilted petticoats in eighteenth century London: genuine and imitation, bought and stolen
Jon Stobart, Manchester Metropolitan University
Clothing the countryside: textiles and haberdashery in English village shops, c.1660-1720
The conference will be held at the University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton City Campus.
The fee is £22.
Registration is via the University of Wolverhampton's e-store, at:
Or see the conference web-pages, at:
Or contact Laura Ugolini, at: L.Ugolini@wlv.ac.uk
Information about CHORD events can also be found here: https://retailhistory.wordpress.com/
September 10, 2018, 11:45pm BST
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