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The Afterlife of Used Things: Recycling in the Long Eighteenth Century

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The Afterlife of Used Things: Recycling in the Long Eighteenth Century - Fennetaux, Ariane (Editor), and Junqua, Amelie (Editor), and Vasset, Sophie (Editor)
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Recycling is not a concept that is usually applied to the eighteenth century. "The environment" may not have existed as a notion then, yet practices of re-use and transformation obviously shaped the early-modern world. Still, this period of booming commerce and exchange was also marked by scarcity and want. This book reveals the fascinating variety and ingenuity of recycling processes that may be observed in the commerce, crafts, literature, and medicine of the eighteenth century. Recycling is used as a thought-provoking ...

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The Afterlife of Used Things: Recycling in the Long Eighteenth Century 2019, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780367208851

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The Afterlife of Used Things: Recycling in the Long Eighteenth Century 2014, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415726306

Hardcover