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The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600-2010

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Directing unprecedented attention to how the idea of 'excess' has been used by both producers and consumers of visual and material culture, this collection examines the discursive construction of excess in relation to art, material goods and people in various global contexts. The contributors illuminate how excess has been perceived, quantified and constructed, revealing in the process how beliefs about excess have changed over time and how they have remained consistent. The collection as a whole underscores the fact that ...

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The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600-2010
2018, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138548077

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The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600-2010
2014, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409442370

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