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- DescriptionMatter, 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?
- Author BiographyP.M. Graves-Brown studied Archaeology and Prehistory at Sheffield University and gained his PhD in archaeology at Southampton University. He currently works as an archaeological curator in South Wales. He has published a wider variety of work, mainly on human origins and modern material culture.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication11/05/2000
- SubjectCultural Studies
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note1 black & white tables
- Weight521 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byPaul Graves-Brown
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