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This book is very beautiful and encourages the thinking about the work in now a days. In a moment when we talk about " data scientists " is worth reading this book that... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Claudia Mendes Nogu
Sennett wrote a well-researched book that is also fairly easy to read. It does allow the reader to ponder some fundamental questions.Published 7 months ago by M. J. Janse Rensburg
A complex but very rewarding read about craftsmanship, pride in one's work and the differences between individual work and mechanical production, and the intellectual investment in... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Marc Samida
This is a primary source for the study of Material Culture, and a reminder that not long ago the means of production were dependent upon the skill and mindset of a person that had... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Timothy Hall, Ph.D.(c)
I gave up after three chapters. It's too ironic that someone so keen on craft pays little attention to good editing. Painfully poor English usage.Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
Bits and pieces of this book to like. And certainly, the general thrust is good. But its a bit badly written. Read morePublished 17 months ago by sapienAustralis
Sennett is wrong about Arendt in the early parts of this book. He is ignorant in his intent to "prove his teacher wrong". The writing is unrefined and poorly edited. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Peter Clark