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DJB03139 Queuing for Beginners: The Story of Daily Life From Breakfast to Bedtime

DJB03139 Queuing for Beginners: The Story of Daily Life From Breakfast to Bedtime

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Author: Moran, Joe|moran-joe,
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Publisher: Profile Books
Year Published: 2008
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Pages: 288
Format: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 9781861978417
Signed: No
Condition Rating: Slight wear, may have creased spine, folded pages, good-condition ownership stickers

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Summary: Why do so many people go on about queuing? Have we always been obsessed with traffic? And why do so many of us now eat lunch at our computers – al desko? We spend our days catching buses and trains, writing emails, shopping, queuing...But we know almost nothing about these activities. Exploring the history of these subjects as they come up during a typical day, starting with eating breakfast and ending with sleeping, Joe Moran tells a story about hidden social and cultural changes in Britain since the Second World War. Drawing on his academic research on everyday life, but writing with wit and lucidity for a popular audience, he shows that we know less about ourselves than we think…

In Store Location: Bookcase 75 - Sociology / Anthropology,

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