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The Comfort of Things

Daniel Miller

“This is a really fascinating sociological study of the contents of people's houses on a random London street. It really changed and enriched my understanding of people's relationships with their possessions.”

Brian Crowley , Dolphin's Barn


A 17-month investigation into the lives and loves and domestic interiors of 30 households in a randomly chosen London street on the premise that material culture matters and objects give meaning.

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