1. Making Love in Supermarkets.
2. Shopping as Sacrifice.
3. Subjects and Objects of Devotion.
"His demystification of what appears to be, on the surface, straightforward juggling of cost, quantity and quality is absorbing reading." New Statesman and Society
"Miller's Hegelian assumptions are provocative and testing. In short an exhilarating book." New Formations
"Miller begins with an excellent and sensitive ethnography of shopping firmly rooted among his own native north Londoners. It is a fine example of what an anthropologist can achieve at home." The Times Higher Education Supplement
- Highly original and unusual approach to the study of an everyday activity - shopping, which the author analyses using anthropological studies of sacrificial ritual
- The book is based on substantial research
- It is very accessible for the non-specialist and the author's argument is clear
- The author is well-known internationally for his writings on material culture.