A History of Domestic Space: Privacy and the Canadian Home

A History of Domestic Space: Privacy and the Canadian Home

By: Peter Ward (author)Hardback

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This is a history of domestic space in Canada. Peter Ward looks at how spaces in the Canadian home have changed over the last three centuries, and how family and social relationships have shaped -- and been shaped by -- these changing spaces. A fundamental element of daily life for individuals and families is domestic privacy, that of individuals and that of the family or household.

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About Author

Peter Ward teaches in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia.

Contents

Acknowledgments 1. Housing and Privacy 2. Interiors Little House, Big House / The Question of Crowding / The Organization of Household Space / Domestic Technology and Interior Spaces / The Bathroom / The Parlour / The Kitchen / The Bedroom / The Apartment 3. The House in Its Setting The Farmhouse / The Villa / The Home in City and Suburb / The Front of the House / Porches, Verandahs, Patios, Decks Gardens and Yards 4. Privacy and the Canadian Home Notes Suggested Reading Illustration Credits Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780774806848
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780774806848
  • weight: 445
  • ISBN10: 0774806842

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