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Department Stores and Luxuries in the Levant

The Spread of Western Consumption Goods in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

March 21, 2023
6 pm (UK time)

25th Levantine Heritage Foundation Zoom lecture gathering with guest speaker Prof. Uri M. Kupferschmidt.

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Middle East experienced a period of globalisation and trade expansion. Western consumer goods, such as clothing, sewing machines, typewriters, and eyeglasses, were introduced through specialised stores and diffused throughout society.


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