Clarity, cut, and culture : the many meanings of diamonds (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Clarity, cut, and culture : the many meanings of diamonds

Author: Susan Falls
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Things become meaningful through our interactions with them, but how do people go about making meaning? What can we learn from an ethnography about the production of identity, creation of kinship,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Falls
ISBN: 9781479810666 1479810665 9781479879908 1479879908
OCLC Number: 894314158
Description: 217 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Figures Preface: The Emptiness of Diamond Acknowledgments Introduction: Little Rocks 1. From Rock to Gem 2. Valuing Diamonds 3. A Diamond Is Forever 4. Diamonds and Emotions 5. Diamonds and Bling 6. Diamonds and Performance Conclusion: The Fullness of Diamonds Notes Bibliography Index About the Author
Responsibility: Susan Falls.

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Were this book simply a portrayal of the diamond business, it would have been outstanding. It is far more. It is an innovative study of a commodity that must be as unique as the relationship it Read more...

 
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