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The Meaning of Things: Domestic Symbols and the Self Hardcover – 30 Oct 1981

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 330 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (30 Oct. 1981)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521239192
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521239196
  • Package Dimensions: 22.6 x 15.5 x 2.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,248,836 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This is a study of the significance of material possessions in contemporary urban life, and of the ways people carve meaning out of their domestic environment. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Eugene Halton is Professor of Sociology and American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. In addition to being coauthor of The Meaning of Things, he is author of Bereft of Reason (1995, 1997), Meaning and Modernity (1986), and a forthcoming book on American culture.


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