A History of Domestic Space

A History of Domestic Space

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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.In large part this was due to the growing American influence on Canadian home design. ... American open plan home designs had a major impact on English- Canadian housing from the turn of the twentieth century on. Cheap and popularanbsp;...

Title:A History of Domestic Space
Author:Peter Ward
Publisher:UBC Press - 2011-11-01


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