The culture of craft

By Peter Dormer

The culture of craft

Book Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 978-0-7190-4618-6
  • Pages: 256
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Price: £11.99
  • Published Date: May 1997
  • BIC Category: Society & social sciences / Material culture, Handicrafts, Decorative Arts & Crafts, CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General, DESIGN / History & Criticism, Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts, Material culture, Art History
  • Series: Studies in Design and Material Culture


Peter Dormer presents a series of lively, clearly argued discussions about the relevance of handicraft in a world whose aesthetics and design are largely determined by technology. One of the key questions discussed in the book is what makes the difference between a craft and a modern technology.

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