Cultures of Collecting (Reaktion Books - Critical Views) by Roger Cardinal

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Published by Reaktion Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • Multicultural Education,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Education,
  • General,
  • Education / Multicultural Education

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsAM231 .C85 1994
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8474509M
ISBN 100948462515
ISBN 109780948462511

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There are a number of essays in this book that makes it worth reading. My favorites are: 1. The System of Collecting by Jean Baudrillard - " (collections) constitute themselves as a system, on the basis of which the subject seeks to piece together his world" 2.

Collecting and Collage-making: The Case of Kurt Schwitters by Roger Cardinal by: The Cultures of collecting User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The editors have assembled a series of essays on the human propensity to collect and organize whose very diversity of style makes it hard to decide of what value it would be to most libraries.

This book traces the psychology, history and theory of the compulsion to collect, focusing not just on the normative collections of the Western canon, but also on collections that reflect a fascination with the "Other" and the marginal – the ephemeral, exotic, or just plain are essays on the Neoclassical architect Sir John Soane, Sigmund Freud and Kurt Schwitters, one of the.

Overall opinion: I ‘m not very fond of the case studies, mostly because what I was looking for in this book was an understanding of the cultures of collecting with a larger scope than was offered. Of the twelve essays, only three felt satisfying to this purpose and to me as a student. "The Cultures of Collecting", edited by John Elsner and Roger Cardinal, is a book of essays/5.

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The Cultures of collecting User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The editors have assembled a series of essays on the human propensity to collect and organize whose very diversity of style makes it hard to decide of what value it would be to most libraries.

The fourteen essays in Collecting Across Cultures represent work by an international group of historians, art historians, and historians of science. Each author explores a specific aspect of the cross-cultural history of collecting and display from the dawn of the sixteenth century to the early decades of the nineteenth century.

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Book collecting - Book collecting - Styles of collecting: There are at least as many types of book collectors as there are kinds of books. Traditional approaches tended to fall within three genres: the author collection, the subject collection, and the cabinet collection.

In the first approach, the collector set out to gather the works of a chosen author. Buy Cultures of Collecting (Critical Views) Illustrated by Elsner, J (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 9. Traditions & Culture of Collecting What is a Rare Book.

The title-page of William Harvey’s De Motu Cordis (), the work in which he announced his discovery of the circulation of the blood. While all copies of the first edition fulfill the second criterion of rarity (substantive importance), this copy also fulfills the fifth (association.

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The fourteen essays in Collecting Across Cultures represent new work by an international group of historians, art historians, and historians of science. Each author explores a specific aspect of the cross-cultural history of collecting and display from the dawn of the sixteenth century to the early decades of the nineteenth century.

Documentary Records of the Culture of Collecting. Traditions and Culture of Collecting is my attempt to provide documentary records of the culture of collecting in which I have been immersed for most of my life. Much of it comes from the files that I accumulated over the years, but I have also obtained information from other sources.

Book collecting is the collecting of books, including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever books are of interest to a given love of books is bibliophilia, and someone who loves to read, admire, and a person who collects books is often called a bibliophile but can also be known as an bibliolater, meaning being overly.

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Generalizing on world cultures is impossible because of the wide range of ethnic, religious and cultural differences even within the limits of a country. Of course, none of the ethnic cultures can exist in isolation and is likely to co-exist with others, at least in the purely physical aspect of two or more neighboring cultures.

– a material archive of a people’s material culture. Such an idea has many associations with scientific ambition and with totalising aspirations on the part of Western scholarly disciplines. The cultures of collecting, then, may appear inherently difficult for museums to broach today, especially so for ethnographic objects.

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