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Author Breward, Christopher
Title Ideal Homes, 1918-39 : Domestic Design and Suburban Modernism
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
©2018
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Descript 1 online resource (281 pages)
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Series Studies in Design MUP Ser
Studies in Design MUP Ser
Note Front matter -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of plates -- List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- The interwar house: ideal homes and domestic design -- Suburban: class, gender and home ownership -- Modernisms: 'good design' and 'bad design' -- Efficiency: labour-saving and the professional housewife -- Nostalgia: the Tudorbethan semi and the detritus of Empire -- Afterword: modernising the interwar ideal home -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Index
Focusing on the house-building boom of the interwar years, when Britain became a nation of homeowners, this book investigates the ways in which ordinary people expressed new class and gender identities through the design, architecture and decoration of their homes
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Breward, Christopher Ideal Homes, 1918-39 : Domestic Design and Suburban Modernism Manchester : Manchester University Press,c2018 9780719068850
Subject Architecture, Domestic-Great Britain-History-20th century
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Alt Author Ryan, Deborah Sugg
Sherman, Bill
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