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  • Consumption and Its Consequencesby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    This is a book for those looking for different answers to some of today's most fundamental questions. What is a consumer society? Does being a consumer make us less authentic or more materialistic? How and why do we shop? How should we understand the economy? Is our seemingly insatiable desire for goods destroying the planet? Can we reconcile ... more...

  • Tales from Facebookby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    Facebook is now used by nearly 500 million people throughout the world, many of whom spend several hours a day on this site. Once the preserve of youth, the largest increase in usage today is amongst the older sections of the population. Yet until now there has been no major study of the impact of these social networking sites upon the lives of their... more...

  • The Comfort of Thingsby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    The diversity of contemporary London is extraordinary, and begs to be better understood. Never before have so many people from such diverse backgrounds been free to mix and not to mix in close proximity to each other. But increasingly people's lives take place behind the closed doors of private houses. How can we gain an insight into what those lives... more...

  • A Theory of Shoppingby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    A Theory of Shopping offers a highly original perspective on one of our most basic everyday activities - shopping. We commonly assume that shopping is primarily concerned with individuals and materialism. But Miller rejects this assumption and follows the surprising route of analysing shopping by means of an analogy with anthropological studies of... more...

  • Starting a Small Restaurant - Revised Editionby Daniel Miller

    Harvard Common Press 2006; US$ 14.99

    There?s a lot more to running a successful restaurant than serving delicious food. This completely revised and updated edition of the classic guide to operating a small restaurant gives you the recipe for success in this highly competitive business, whether your goal is to open a trendy bistro or a cozy neighborhood hangout. You?ll learn about... more...

  • Material Culturesby Daniel Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95

    This volume is an ethnographic study of material cultures. Incorporating local and global dimensions, a team of scholars explore the changing experiences of cultures in locations as disparate as the Philippines and Northern Ireland. Material culture and consumption studies have undergone something of a renaissance recently. This study provides an up-to-date... more...

  • Worlds Apart: Modernity Through the Prism of the Localby Daniel Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    Worlds Apart is concerned with one of the new futures of anthropology, namely the advances in technologies which r eate an imagination of new global and local forms. It also analyses studies of the consumption of these forms and attempts to go beyond the assumptions that consumption either localises or fails to effect global forms and images. Several... more...

  • Animal Ethics and Theologyby Daniel Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    In this book, Daniel K. Miller articulates a new vision of human and animal relationships based on the foundational love ethic within Christianity. Framed around Jesus? parable of the Good Samaritan, Animal Ethics and Theology thoughtfully examines the shortcomings of utilitarian and rights-based approaches to animal ethics. By considering the question... more...

  • Stuffby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    Things make us just as much as we make things. And yet, unlike the study of languages or places, there is no discipline devoted to the study of material things. This book shows why it is time to acknowledge and confront this neglect and how much we can learn from focusing our attention on stuff. The book opens with a critique of the concept of superficiality... more...

  • Sir Joseph Yorke and Anglo-Dutch relations 1774-1780by Daniel A. Miller

    De Gruyter Mouton 1970; US$ 133.00

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