Matter, Materiality And Modern Culture

Matter, Materiality And Modern Culture

by Paul Graves-Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415167043

ISBN-13: 9780415167048

Pub. Date: 08/10/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Matter, Materiality and Modern Culture offers a new approach to the study of contemporary objects, to give the reader a new understanding of the relationship between people and their material world. It asks how the very stuff of our world has shaped our societies by addressing a broad array of questions including:

• why do Berliners have such

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Matter, Materiality and Modern Culture offers a new approach to the study of contemporary objects, to give the reader a new understanding of the relationship between people and their material world. It asks how the very stuff of our world has shaped our societies by addressing a broad array of questions including:

• why do Berliners have such strange door keys?

• should the Isle of Wight pop festival be preserved?

• could aliens tell a snail shell from a waste paper basket

• why did Victorian England make so much of death and burial?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415167048
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/10/2000
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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