The Place of Home

The Place of Home

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A comprehensive and in-depth history of the 20th century English home, how it has been created, and how it works for people. It focuses on the various influences bearing on the development of domestic space since 1914 and covers both design and housing policy. Current debates from participation to co-operative housing are examined and several themes not previously brought together are linked, e.g. urban development/house design; technology at home/women and home; social meaning of home.furnishings and appointments of the new home, and so replacing the bay window in this respect. ... dressed all their front windows uniformly, paying more regard to the appearance of the house from the street than its interior functions. ... More recently, the ghost of the candle lingers on in decorative, coloured and scented candles which form a stock-in-trade of gift shops and have little value for lighting, anbsp;...

Title:The Place of Home
Author: Alison Ravetz, Professor Alison Ravetz, R. Turkington
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-24

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