The Resource The way we are: : what everyday objects and conventions tell us about ourselves, Margaret Visser, (ebook)

The way we are: : what everyday objects and conventions tell us about ourselves, Margaret Visser, (ebook)

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The way we are: : what everyday objects and conventions tell us about ourselves
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The way we are:
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what everyday objects and conventions tell us about ourselves
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Margaret Visser
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eng
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The beloved and bestselling "anthropologist of everyday life" turns her witty and insightful gaze to the oddities of living in our modern world Over the course of her time as a contributor and editor forS̀aturday Nightm̀agazine-a span during which she published her award-winning bookT̀he Rituals of Dinner-Margaret Visser specialized in thought-provoking columns capable of turning the banal into the extraordinary. From high heels to showers to the metamorphosis of Santa Claus, these essays span an eclectic and engrossing range of topics perfect for Visser fans and newcomers alike. With academic rigor and a warm narrative style, she takes commonplace facets of everyday life-crossword puzzles, fireplaces, paid time off-and digs into their peculiar origins and surprising social legacies. In examining some of the most ordinary elements of life, Visser sorts through historical facts and cultural implications to reveal the hidden assumptions behind our modern behavior
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Midwest
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Visser, Margaret
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306
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non fiction
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adult
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The way we are: : what everyday objects and conventions tell us about ourselves, Margaret Visser, (ebook)
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9781504011686
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11556276
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The way we are: : what everyday objects and conventions tell us about ourselves, Margaret Visser, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504011686
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11556276
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11556276
System control number
MWT11556276
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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