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Donica Belisle. Retail Nation: Department Stores and the Making of Modern Canada. UBC Press. 2011. 308pp.

Susan Porter Benson. Counter Cultures: Saleswomen, Managers, and Customers in American Department Stores, 1890-1940. University of Illinois Press. 1986. 322pp.

John William Ferry. A History of the Department Store. Macmillan. 1960. 387pp.

Leon A. Harris. Merchant Princes: An Intimate History of Jewish Families Who Built Great Department Stores. Harper & Row. 1979. 411pp.

Robert Hendrickson. The Grand Emporiums: The Illustrated History of America's Great Department Stores. Stein and Day. 1979. 488pp.

William Lancaster. The Department Store: A Social History. Leicester University Press. 1995. 212pp.

Richard W. Longstreth. The American Department Store Transformed, 1920-1960. Yale University Press. 2010. 323pp.

Kerrie L. MacPherson (editor). Asian Department Stores. University of Hawaii Press. 1998. 309pp.

Frank McConnell Mayfield. The Department Store Story. Fairchild Publications. 1949. 260pp.

Jan Whitaker. Service and Style: How the American Department Store Fashioned the Middle Class. Macmillan. 2006. 342pp.

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