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Introduction

  • Corine Védrine
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Urban Anthropology book series (PSUA)

Abstract

In this introduction, Corine Vedrine introduces the definitions of both the Michelin spirit and the Michelin myth. She introduces also this ethnographic investigation with its data, sources, methods, assumptions and difficulties linked to both an enquiry “at home” (as a grandfather of a Michelin worker and as an inhabitant of Clermont-Ferrand) and about a firm known to be very secrete.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Corine Védrine
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  1. 1.LAURE-EVS Laboratory, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de LyonVaulx-en-VelinFrance

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