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The amateur : the pleasures of doing what you love / Andy Merrifield.

Merrifield, Andy, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - Main 028.8 MER (Text) 840191002697913 Adult Nonfiction - Upper Level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781786631060
  • ISBN: 1786631067
  • ISBN: 9781786631077
  • ISBN: 1786631075
  • ISBN: 9781786634511
  • ISBN: 1786634511
  • Physical Description: xv, 219 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: London ; Verso, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-219).
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: feeling "more alive" -- Professionals and amateurs -- A question of faith -- The measure of knowledge -- City of amateurs -- Work in the Crystal Palace -- Professional democracy -- The genius of curiosity -- Hobby-horse -- The amateur revolution.
Summary, etc.:
In a modern world that has been taken over by experts and professionals, Andy Merrifield argues that we have lost our amateur spirit and need to rediscover the radical and liberating pleasure of doing things we love.
Subject: Amateurism.
Self-culture.
Hobbies.
Curiosity.
LITERARY CRITICISM > Books & Reading.
PHILOSOPHY > Movements > Humanism.
SELF-HELP > Creativity.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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