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  • Interpreting Objects and Collectionsby Susan Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    This volume brings together for the first time the most significant papers on the interpretation of objects and collections and examines how people relate to material culture and why they collect things. The first section of the book discusses the interpretation of objects, setting the philosophical and historical context of object interpretation.... more...

  • On Collectingby Susan Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    On Collecting examines the nature of collecting both in Europe and among people living within the European tradition elsewhere. Susan Pearce looks at the way we collect and what this tells us about ourselves and our society. She also explores the psychology of collecting: why do we bestow value on certain objects and how does this add meaning to... more...

  • Museums, Objects, and Collectionsby Susan Pearce

    Smithsonian 2016; US$ 27.95

    This book examines the historical context of museums, their collections, and the objects that form them. Susan M. Pearce probes the psychological and social reasons that people collect and identifies three modes of collecting: collecting as souvenirs, as fetishes, and as systematic assemblages. She considers how museum professionals set policies of... more...

  • The Art & Soul of Glass Beadsby Susan Ray; Richard Pearce

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 24.99

    At last, a book that explores the origins and renaissance of lampwork glass beads and offers a one-on-one journey with fourteen exceptional glass bead artists as they create more than 20 projects. Step-by-step instruction and beautiful photography shows crafters how to create stunning necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and much more. This new reference... more...

  • Immigration and Womenby Susan C. Pearce; Elizabeth J. Clifford; Reena Tandon

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 23.80

    The popular debate around contemporary U.S. immigration tends to conjure images of men waiting on the side of the road for construction jobs, working in kitchens or delis, driving taxis, and sending money to their wives and families in their home countries, while women are often left out of these pictures. Immigration and Women is a national portrait... more...

  • Handbook of Machine Olfactionby Tim C. Pearce; Susan S. Schiffman; H. Troy Nagle; Julian W. Gardner

    Wiley 2006; US$ 370.00

    "Electronic noses" are instruments which mimic the sense of smell. Consisting of olfactory sensors and a suitable signal processing unit, they are able to detect and distinguish odors precisely and at low cost. This makes them very useful for a remarkable variety of applications in the food and pharmaceutical industry, in environmental control or clinical... more...

  • Geographies of Obesityby Dr Jamie Pearce; Professor Karen Witten; Professor Susan J Elliott; Dr Allison Williams

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Over the past two decades, rates of adult and childhood obesity in the developed world have risen sharply. By the year 2000, 65% of the United States population were overweight, 30% of these obese. Whilst medical treatment has tended to focus on individual habits of diet and exercise, this approach does little to account for globally increasing levels... more...

  • Some Like It Roughby Kate Pearce; Susan Lyons; Anne Rainey

    Kensington 2013; US$ 12.99

    Take a walk on the wild side with these steamy stories of erotic ecstasy. . . "Some Like it Rough" by Kate Pearce Luke Warner wants to chill out when he cashes in his stocks and returns to his hometown. But things heat up when he reunites with his best friends, Julia and Paul, and invites them both to share in a sexual adventure like they've... more...

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