The history of consumerism and Chinese philosophy


Professor Frank Trentmann talks to us about his book Empire of Things, which considers how our patterns of consumption have changed over the centuries. Meanwhile, journalist Christine Gross-Loh describes how ancient Chinese thinkers have had a profound impact on later periods of history.

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