In The New York Times Magazine: Fate of a new global tchotchke

Posted by Rob Walker on July 3, 2010
Posted Under: Consumed

Why a plastic commodity became a cultural signifier.

The meaning(s) of the souvenir that tourists carry home will ultimately be shaped by the nature of the surprisingly heated disagreement.

Read the column in the July 4, 2010, New York Times Magazine, or here.

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