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Episode 108: Ladies Who Lunch with Valerie Gordon

The feminist history of the trope “women be shopping.” What if the origin of the department store is the Old West general store? Plus the process of resurrecting old recipes, when manners are just a reflection of commerce, and hot lesbian fantasies. (Listen here.)




Music: Downtown, Petula Clark


Women and the Everyday City

Rudeness and Civility: Manners in Nineteenth-Century Urban America 

The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy

Someone's in the Kitchen with Dayton's, Marshall Field's, Hudson's