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Terrence H. Witkowski: the making of a marketing and consumption historian

Terrence H. Witkowski (Department of Marketing, California State University, Long Beach, California, USA)

Journal of Historical Research in Marketing

ISSN: 1755-750X

Article publication date: 22 May 2019

Issue publication date: 11 July 2019

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Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to present an autobiographical account on the life of Terrence H. Witkowski and his development as a marketing and consumption historian.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper is an autobiography and intellectual history.

Findings

The author traces his interest in history to childhood travel, to growing up in a home furnished with early American décor and to a lifelong passion for antique collecting. Historical research in marketing and consumption fit his independent personality, and has made the best use of his scholarly skill set.

Originality/value

This essay describes one person’s journey to becoming a marketing and consumption historian.

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Citation

Witkowski, T.H. (2019), "Terrence H. Witkowski: the making of a marketing and consumption historian", Journal of Historical Research in Marketing, Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 51-73. https://doi.org/10.1108/JHRM-11-2018-0055

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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