HOME: A Short History of an Idea

By: WITOLD RYBCZYNSKI

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Walk through five centuries of homes both great and small--from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to today's Ralph Lauren-designed environments--on a house tour like no other, one that delightfully explicates the very idea of "home."

You'll see how social and cultural changes influenced styles of decoration and furnishing, learn the connection between wall-hung religious tapestries and wall-to-wall carpeting, discover how some of our most welcome luxuries were born of architectural necessity, and much more. Most of all, Home opens a rare window into our private lives--and how we "really" want to live.

Title: HOME: A Short History of an Idea

Author Name: WITOLD RYBCZYNSKI

Categories: Arch HISTORY/Criticism,

Publisher: PENGUIN:

ISBN Number: 0140102310

ISBN Number 13: 9780140102314

Binding: TRADE PAPERBACK

Book Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION

Seller ID: IM523863

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