The first systematic and comprehensive reader on Design History, this book examines the role of design and designed objects within social and cultural history. Extracts range from the 18th century, when design and manufacture separated, to the present day. Drawn from scholarly and polemical books, research articles, exhibition catalogues, and magazines, the extracts are placed in themed sections, with each section separately introduced and each concluded with an annotated guide to further reading. Covering both primary ...

The Design History Reader 2010, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781847883896

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The Design History Reader 2010, Berg Publishers, New York

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