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On Collecting: An Investigation into Collecting in the European Tradition (Collecting Cultures) Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-0415075602 ISBN-10: 0415075602

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Product Details

  • Series: Collecting Cultures
  • Hardcover: 456 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (June 30, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415075602
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415075602
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.3 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,867,039 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Pearce successfully documents the continuity of object accumulation in the European pursuit of knowledge and identifies a willingness to speak with things as its central expressive theme.' - Steve Chibnall, De Montfort University

About the Author

Susan Pearce is Professor of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester and President of the Museums Association of Great Britain.

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