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Civilization: Is the West History? Consumerism

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Today, consumer goods are becoming more homogenous, and with increasingly few exceptions, big-name brands dominate shopping malls all around the globe. Most people dress the same and want the same latest technological gadgets. But where did this uniformity come from? The answer is a combination of the Industrial Revolution and the rise of the consumer society. Part of the "Civilization: Is the West History?" series. Please note this title contains mature themes.

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