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Collecting Cultures

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  1. Collecting in a Consumer Society

    By Russell Belk

    Series: Collecting Cultures

    This groundbreaking book examines the relationship between the development of the consumer society and the rise of collecting by individuals and institutions. Rusell Belk considers how and why people collect, as individuals, corporations and museums, and the impact this collecting has on...

    Published May 16th 2001 by Routledge

  2. On Collecting

    An Investigation into Collecting in the European Tradition

    By Susan Pearce

    Series: Collecting Cultures

    On Collecting examines the nature of collecting both in Europe and among people living within the European tradition elsewhere.Susan Pearce looks at the way we collect and what this tells us about ourselves and our society. She also explores the psychology of collecting: why do we bestow value on...

    Published March 24th 1999 by Routledge

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