Household gods : the British and their possessions / Deborah Cohen

Author(s): Cohen, Deborah, 1968-
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Subjects: Decorative arts--Great Britain--History--19th century
Decorative arts--Great Britain--History--20th century
Social values--Great Britain
Materialism--Great Britain
Retail trade--Great Britain
Great Britain--Social life and customs--19th century
Great Britain--Social life and customs--1918-1945
Great Britain--Commerce--Social aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2006
LC Classification: D, DA
Notes: LCCN: 2006012782
ISBN: 0300112130 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780300112139 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-284) and index
Contents: The British at home -- Material good: morality and the well-to-do -- Cathedrals to commerce: shoppers and entrepreneurs -- Art at home: how the house became artistic -- In possession: men, women, and decoration -- Home as a stage: personality and possessions -- Designs on the past: antiques as a faith -- Modern living: the triumph of safety first -- Your neighbour's house
Physical Description: xvii, 296 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 67773723
ISBN/ISSN: 0300112130
9780300112139

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