The Crafts in Britain in the Twentieth Century
Author(s): Tanya Harrod
Year published: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 496 pages
Illustrations: 506 illustrations, 222 in colour
A survey of the range of craft disciplines and key practitioners from the pre-World War I years to the 1990s. It shows how the crafts movement emerged in response to generalized anxiety about the production, commodification and consumption of objects in an industrialised society.