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Rubbish theory : the creation and destruction of value

Author: M Thompson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thompson, M. (Michael), 1937-
Rubbish theory.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1979
(OCoLC)675989104
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Thompson
ISBN: 0192176587 9780192176585
OCLC Number: 5578907
Description: ix, 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword by E.C. Zeeman --
Preface --
The filth in the way --
Stevengraphs--yesterday's kitsch --
Rat-infested slum or glorious heritage? --
From things to ideas --
A dynamic theory of rubbish --
Art and the ends of economic activity --
Monster conservation --
The geometry of credibility --
The geometry of confidence --
The needle's eye.
Responsibility: Michael Thompson ; with a foreword by E.C. Zeeman.

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