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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-149250

Description

ix, 284 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Dwellings History.
Vernacular architecture History.
Social life and customs 1865-1918.

Originator

Foy, Jessica H., 1960-
Schlereth, Thomas J.

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.

Publication

Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press

Description

ix, 284 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Rodris Roth Library (copy 2).

ISBN

0870497596 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks E168.A513 1992
Roth E168.A513 1992 c.2
Coll. E168.A513 1992 c.3

Places

United States

Edition

1st ed.