Skip to content

Search Collections

American home life, 1880-1930 : a social history of spaces and services / edited by Jessica H. Foy and Thomas J. Schlereth.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Foy, Jessica H., 1960-
Schlereth, Thomas J.
Publication
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press
Contents
Introduction : American homes and American scholars / Thomas J. Schlereth -- The modern look of the early twentieth-century house : a mirror of changing lifestyles / Candace M. Volz -- The decline of the memory palace : the parlor after 1890 / Katherine C. Grier -- Children in the house, 1890 to 1930 / Karin Calvert -- Home libraries : special spaces, reading places / Linda M. Kruger -- A history of American beds and bedrooms, 1890-1930 / Elizabeth Collins Cromley -- "The family that plays together stays together" : family pastimes and indoor amusements, 1890-1930 / Donna R. Braden -- Parlor piety : the home as sacred space in Protestant America / Colleen McDannell -- Gardens of change / Patricia M. Tice -- Coal stoves and clean sinks : housework between 1890 and 1930 / Ruth Schwartz Cowan -- Conduits and conduct : home utilities in Victorian America, 1876-1915 / Thomas J. Schlereth.
Modernizing domestic service / Daniel E. Sutherland.
Date
c1992.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
ix, 284 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Rodris Roth Library (copy 2).
ISBN
0870497596 (alk. paper)
GUSN
149250
Call Number
Coll. E168.A513 1992 c.3
Roth E168.A513 1992 c.2
Stacks E168.A513 1992
Descriptive terms
Dwellings History.
Social life and customs 1865-1918.
Vernacular architecture History.
Places
United States

Comments