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Hot metal : material culture and tangible labour

Author: Jesse Adams Stein
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Series: Studies in design and material culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hot Metal focuses on the experience of Australian print-workers between the 1960s and 1980s, concentrating on labour, production, design and culture in the context of deindustrialisation. -- .

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Adams Stein
ISBN: 9781526106049 1526106043 9781526106032 1526106035 1784994340 9781784994341 9781526121158 1526121158
OCLC Number: 1105419364
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: ""Cover ""; ""Half-title ""; ""Series Information ""; ""Title page ""; ""Copyright information ""; ""Dedication ""; ""Table of contents ""; ""List of figures ""; ""Oral history interviews ""; ""Author"#x99;s note ""; ""Note on the text ""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Part I Image, space, voice ""; ""1 Introduction: labour, design and culture""; ""2 The visual at work: oral history and institutional photographs""; ""3 Spatial and architectural memory in oral histories of working life""; ""Part II Technological transitions "" ""4 The continuity of craft masculinities: from letterpress to offset-lithography """"5 "Going with the technology"#x99;: the final generation of hot-metal compositors ""; ""Part III Challenges and creative resilience ""; ""6 (Re)making spaces and "working out ways"#x99;: women in the printing industry ""; ""7 Making things on the side: creativity at a time of institutional decline ""; ""8 Conclusion: factory closures, material culture and loss""; ""List of terms and abbreviations""; ""Select bibliography""
Series Title: Studies in design and material culture.
Responsibility: Jesse Stein.

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'Jesse Adams Stein's book is a fascinating and accessible study of the declining fortunes of the Government Printing Office, located on Harris Street, Ultimo. It is greatly enriched by the oral Read more...

 
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