The invention of celebrity : 1750-1850 /

"Frequently perceived as a characteristic of modern culture, the phenomenon of celebrity has much older roots. In this illuminating new book cultural historian Antoine Lilti shows that the mechanisms of celebrity were developed in Europe during the Enlightenment, well before films, yellow journ...

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Main Author: Lilti, Antoine (Author)
Other Authors: Jeffress, Lynn Carol Bird (Translator)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2017.
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