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Author Falkoff, Rebecca R., 1976- author.

Title Possessed : a cultural history of hoarding / Rebecca R. Falkoff
Published Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2021
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Introduction to hoardiculture -- Psychologies: the personal library -- Economies: the flea market -- Epistemologies: the crime scene -- Ecologies: an oikos for everything -- Conclusion: archive failures
Summary "This book traces a cultural history of hoarding to expose the psychic, economic, epistemological, and ecological conditions of modernity" Provided by publisher
Analysis hoarding and wasting, Junk at Porta Ludovica, waste and discard studies, classical liberalism, materialism, bibliomania and hoarding,
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 06, 2021)
Subject Compulsive hoarding -- Social aspects -- History
Hoarders -- History
Compulsive hoarding -- Philosophy
Literary Criticism / Modern.
Psychology / Social Psychology.
Psychology / Personality.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / General
Hoarders
Genre/Form Electronic books
History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020025168
ISBN 9781501752810
1501752812
9781501752827
1501752820