The Making of Home

The Making of Home

The idea that 'home' is a special place, a separate place, a place where we can be our true selves, is so obvious to us today that we barely pause to think about it. But, as Judith Flanders shows in her best and most ambitious work to date, "home" is a relatively new idea.

In The Making of Home, Flanders traces the evolution of the house from the sixteenth to the early twentieth century across northern Europe and America, showing how the homes we know today bear only… (more)

Available Offer  

Editorial reviews (1 review)

It’s good to think again about such unexpectedly absorbing mysteries as the value of bedding and why the use of candles spread with the advent of sash windows.

Book Details  

Publisher: St. Martin's Press (September 08, 2015)

Collection: Thomas Dunne Books

Language: English

Look for similar items