By Martin O'Brien
This publication takes a measured examine the 'crisis of waste' in sleek society and it does so traditionally, sociologically and critically. It tells tales approximately earlier and current ‘crises’ of waste and places them of their applicable social and business contexts. From Charles Dickens to Don DeLillo, from the inner combustion engine to fish arms, from kitchen grease to the travel de France this booklet digs deep into society’s dirt piles and emerges with untold treasures of the imagination.
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