Streets of Splendor

Streets of Splendor

Shopping Culture and Spaces in a European Capital City (Brussels, 1830-1914)

Taylor & Francis Ltd






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Contents;List of Figures ;List of Maps ;List of Tables ;Acknowledgements ;List of Abbreviations;Setting up shop. Introduction;1 Bursting blossoms. Brussels shops & shopping, 1830s;Late bloom;Portrait of a town;Sequences and dots;The shop and its keeper;Around the corner; 2 Shopping in style. The Galeries Saint-Hubert and the Chaussee;Brussels when it sizzles;A site of modernity;hopping in 'space';Close encounters;Conclusion: a site of modernity? ;3 Cleaning house. Markets and halls;Chronicle of a demise foretold?; Under pressure;The best laid plans;Exploring shadows;Conclusion: divide and conquer; 4 Bigger and brighter. Downtown and the department store;Noah's ark;Department stores in Brussels;Location, location, location;A frenzy for more;Conclusion: shopping on speed; 5 Shopping Galore. Brussels shops & shopping, 1910s;Full bloom;Portrait of a city: Belle Epoque Brussels;Density and diversity;Conclusion: shopping galore; 6 Closing time. Conclusion;Bibliography ;Appendix 1 ; Appendix 2; Index
De La Cour;Young Man;Retail History;Shopping Landscape;Shopping Arcades;Rue Neuve;Consumer History;Aux Herbes;Brussels;Manneken Pis;Grand Place;Du Parc;Ixelles;Journal De Bruxelles;History of Shopping;Le Diable;Social History;Market Halls;Cultural History;Grand Bazar;Vice Versa;Retail Occupancy;Brussels Agglomeration;Grands Magasins;Rue Royale;Rue De La Paix;Retail Circuits;Rue De La;Open Air Markets;Shopping Streets;Shopping Culture;Department Store Directors;Grand Bazaar