Description - Collecting in Contemporary Practice by Susan M. Pearce
Highlights the significance of collecting in relation to the cultural process, contemporary attitudes to material culture, and collecting as postmodern activity. The book relates collecting to broader issues of consumption, gender, family and social class, drawing on quantitative and qualitative information from a broad spectrum of collectors.
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Author Biography - Susan M. Pearce
Susan Pearce is Professor of Museum Studies and Deans of Arts at the University of Leicester. She is most recently author of Museums, Objects and Collections (1992), On Collecting: An Investigation into Collecting in te European Tradition (1995) and Experiencing Culture in the Western World (1997).