Historicizing Lifestyle

Historicizing Lifestyle

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Examining issues of taste, media and lifestyle from the 1900s to 1970s, this volume provides empirical evidence and debate from varied international perspectives. Including examples as diverse as 'Good Housekeeping' and 'Playboy', it explores the continuities and discontinuities between the past and present to provide a better understanding of the representation of lifestyle and its relationship to the self.Thepatent expansion and professionalization of channelsof interior design advice can only serve to confirm this viewof the modern attitude tothe home as the scene less of dwellingthan of designing. Thenotion of interior space as a a#39; blankanbsp;...

Title:Historicizing Lifestyle
Author:Mr David Bell, Joanne Hollows
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-12-28


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