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Crafting Culture : The importance of craftsmanship for the world of the arts and the economy at large Alternative title Craftsculture : an international comparison

@inproceedings{Klamer2012CraftingC,
  title={Crafting Culture : The importance of craftsmanship for the world of the arts and the economy at large Alternative title Craftsculture : an international comparison},
  author={A. Klamer},
  year={2012}
}
With the advance of the industrial age and the subsequent emergence of the knowledge economy, the crafts got marginalized in the economy. Traditional crafts were just that, traditional, therefore history and only interesting as part of (cultural) heritage. Utilitarian crafts (think of plumbers, housepainters, roofworkers, dental technicians and so on) continued to do their thing, but such work, at least that was the reigning impression, was intended for those who cannot do the intellectual work… Expand

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