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Author Ponsonby, Margaret, 1952-

Title Stories from home : English domestic interiors, 1750-1850 / Margaret Ponsonby
Published Aldershot, Hants ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2007


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 MELB  747.09420933 Pon/Sfh  AVAILABLE
Description x, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series History of retailing and consumption
History of retailing and consumption.
Contents Introduction : reading domestic interiors, past and present -- 1. Provincial homes -- 2. Transient homes -- 3. Recycled homes -- 4. Extended households -- 5. Incomplete households -- 6. Representations of home -- App. Homemakers and tradespeople
Summary "Combining cultural history and qualitative analysis of evidence, this book presents a new way of looking at 'ordinary' and 'provincial' homes that enriches our understanding of English domestic life of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Interior decoration -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Interior decoration -- England -- History -- 19th century.
England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
LC no. 2006005437
ISBN 0754652351 alkaline paper