Clutter : an untidy history
- ISBN: 9781948742726 (hardcover)
176 pages ; 20 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: 2020
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Finder keepers: hoarding disorder and shame -- Material world: the Victorian roots of consumer culture -- Shop and drop: from mail-order catalogs to Amazon Prime -- A place for everything: the eternal war on disorder -- Waste, want, and wealth: decluttering as activism and entrepreneurship -- Final destinations: clutter as junk and eco-catastrophe.|
|Summary, etc.:||"Offers a fascinating and insightful account of what becomes of the stuff that we accumulate in our homes and lives. It's a powerful reminder of how the deeply personal acts of daily life are shared across families, cultures, economies, and countries, and an account of how one author's struggle to manage her family's clutter led to a deeper understanding of what matters most in all of our lives"--Back cover.|
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