Books by Lizabeth Cohen

Released: Jan. 30, 2003

"A fine work of history, showing how we came to live in a world of things, fat if not necessarily happy."
Pop quiz: Patriotism involves (a) giving your life for your country; (b) flying the flag on national holidays; (c) shopping till you drop. If you answered (c), you'll be well prepared to follow this intriguing, oblique look at the recent American past by Bancroft Prize-winner Cohen (Making a New Deal, 1990). Read full book review >