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Author Cohen, Deborah, 1968-

Title Household gods : the British and their possessions / Deborah Cohen.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    941.081 COH    Available
Description xvii, 296 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 0300112130 (alk. paper) : $40.00
9780300112139 (alk. paper)

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