Suggested Readings on Crepe Paper


Dennison’s 1925 Bogie Book

Carrier, James G. Gifts and Commodities: Exchange and Western Capitalism Since 1700. New York: Routledge, 1995.

Gordon, Beverly. Bazaars and Fair Ladies: The History of the American Fundraising Fair. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1998.

—— . The Saturated World: Aesthetic Meaning, Intimate Objects, Women’s Lives, 1890-1940. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2006.

—— . “‘One of the Most Valuable Fabrics’: The Seemingly Limitless Promise of Crepe Paper, 1890-1935.” Ars Textrina 31 (1999), 107-144.

Kurlansky, Mark. Paper: Paging Through History. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2016.

Leach, William R. Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture. New York: Vintage Books, 1994.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Consumer Rites: The Buying and Selling of American Holidays. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.

Strasser, Susan. Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, 2004.

——. Waste and Want: A Social History of Trash. New York: Holt, 2000.

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