100 Years on the Road: The Traveling Salesman in American Culture

Timothy B. Spears

Anno: 1997
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 324 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 234 x 156 mm
Peso: 457 gr.
  • EAN: 9780300070668
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Vividly illustrated, this lively book presents the first in-depth study of the traveling salesman, illuminating his role in American culture from 1830 to 1920. Drawing on letters, diaries, and autobiographies, as well as on literary works by Crane, Dreiser, Lewis, and Miller, Spears examines the impact of the commercial traveler both on the national market economy and on American imagination.