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House and Home
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 186

House and Home

House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges predominant definitions and argues that domesticity fundamentally satisfies the human need to create and inhabit a defined place in the world. Consequently, house and home have performed numerous cultural and ontological roles, and have been assiduously represented in scripture, literature, art, and philosophy. This book presents how the search for home in an unpredictable world led people to create myths about the origins of architecture, houses for their gods, and house tombs for eternal life. Turning to more recent topics, it discusses how writers often used simple huts as a means to address the essentials of existence; modernist architects envisioned the capacity of house and home to improve society; and the suburban house was positioned as a superior setting for culture and family. Throughout the book, house and home are critically examined to illustrate the perennial role and capacity of architecture to articulate the human condition, position it more meaningfully in the world, and assist in our collective homecoming.

House and Home
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 276

House and Home

In a warm, engaging tone, Mary Carter's 1904 ""House and Home"" provides hints on all aspects of household management including choosing a home and moving into it, engaging and discharging servents, children's place and rights within a home, and other miscellaneous tidbits.

House and Home
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 272

House and Home

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-07-01
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  • Publisher: Hachette UK

The story of a woman who loves her house so much that she'll do just about anything to keep it. Ellen Flanagan has two precious girls to raise, a cozy neighborhood coffee shop to run, terrific friends, and a sexy husband. She adores her house, a yellow Cape Cod filled with quirky antiques, beloved nooks and dents, and a million memories. But now, at forty-four, she's about to lose it all. After eighteen roller-coaster years of marriage, Ellen's husband, Sam--who's charismatic, spontaneous, and utterly irresponsible--has disappointed her in more ways than she can live with, and they're getting divorced. Her daughters are miserable about losing their daddy. Worst of all, the house that Ellen l...

House and Home Papers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 344

House and Home Papers

This 1865 volume by Harriet Beecher Stowe was originally published under the psuedonym Christopher Crowfield. The volume contains short stories and essays revolving around subjects of cookery and domestic economy. The most famous story from the collection, The Ravages of a Carpet, describes what happens to a typical family with the acquisition of consumer goods, which had suddenly become more available.

Stories of House and Home
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 312

Stories of House and Home

This book is a social and cultural history of the massive construction campaign that Khrushchev instituted in 1957 to resolve the housing crisis in the Soviet Union and to provide each family with its own apartment. Decent housing was deemed the key to a healthy, productive home life, which was essential to the realization of socialist collectivism. The book shows how the many aspects of this enormous state initiative - from neighborhood planning to interior design - sought to alleviate crowded, undignified living conditions and sculpt residents into ideal Soviet citizens.

House and Home in Modern Japan
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 482

House and Home in Modern Japan

A house is a site, the bounds and focus of a community. It is also an artifact, a material extension of its occupants' lives. This book takes the Japanese house in both senses, as site and as artifact, and explores the spaces, commodities, and conceptions of community associated with it in the modern era. As Japan modernized, the principles that had traditionally related house and family began to break down. Even where the traditional class markers surrounding the house persisted, they became vessels for new meanings, as housing was resituated in a new nexus of relations. The house as artifact and the artifacts it housed were affected in turn. The construction and ornament of houses ceased t...

Home Design Book - Hillside House and Home Designs Sloping Land House plans
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 85

Home Design Book - Hillside House and Home Designs Sloping Land House plans

Our concept Sloping Land House Designs will help you create the dream home you are after Our Distinctive Hillside Home Plans are here to help you with your own ideas and layouts Whats included: Stunning Sloping Land Home Designs Large & small Hillside Home plans Australian & International Designs Home plans for all types of land Instant Download Optional Construction Plans Free Quote to make Plan Changes ------------------------------------------ Saves you time and money ! Stunning affordable Home Designs Conceptual designs from leading designers Feng Shui help with design tips No need to worry about breaching copyright Make changes to the design optional Instant Download - Digital Book all computers

Canadian House & Home
  • Language: en

Canadian House & Home

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: Unknown
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Houses and Homes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 168

Houses and Homes

This volume in the Nearby History series helps the reader document the history of a home. The reader will learn to examine written records, oral testimonies, visual sources, and the house's surroundings. The author covers American housing patterns, the individual characteristics of houses in different regions, construction techniques and materials, household technology, and family life styles. Houses and Homes is Volume 2 in The Nearby History Series.

Houses and Homes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 24

Houses and Homes

Looks at the design of houses and covers the materials used in homes. Includes activities such as designing a model bedroom, and planning, making and evaluating a model house. Suggested level: junior, primary.