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Excess or Nest?

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Excess or Nest?

"What I see now is a trail of household goods that stretches back in time and across oceans, back to the Victorians and a mercantile society that came of age under the queen who gave the era her name. That society kept its financial and administrative brain in London and its beating industrial heart in cities like Manchester and Liverpool, drawing raw materials from and selling goods back to its far-flung empire." Jennifer Howard, "Do We Have Victorians to Thank For Consumerism?" I have a lot of thoughts about this. My immediate feeling is of gratitude, because that level of...

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