Vol. 4 No. 2 (2017): Genesis and evolution of school consumption in Italy between 19th and 20th centuries

Consumptions and the history of education

Stefano Oliviero
Università di Firenze

Published 2017-11-27


  • Consumption, social history of education, leisure, consumerism, affluent society

How to Cite

Oliviero, S. (2017). Consumptions and the history of education. Rivista Di Storia dell’Educazione, 4(2), 13–32. Retrieved from https://rivistadistoriadelleducazione.it/index.php/rse/article/view/8081


The article proposes an introductory reflection on the special issue and offers a historical perspective of the relationship between consumption and education, with particular attention to the evolution of historiography and to the pedagogical studies published in Italy between the Fifties and Seventies.