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Furniture : a concise history

Author: Edward Lucie-Smith
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
Series: World of art series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Treating furniture as a statement about the society that created it, this illustrated survey focuses on the ways in which people's lives, self-images, and preoccupations affect the form and function of furniture.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lucie-Smith, Edward.
Furniture.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1979
(OCoLC)622932301
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Lucie-Smith
ISBN: 0195201450 9780195201451 0195201469 9780195201468
OCLC Number: 4804631
Description: 216 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Meanings of furniture --
Ancient Egypt, western Asia, Greece and Rome --
The middle ages --
1500-1600 --
1600-1700 --
1700-1800 --
1800-1850 --
1850-1914 --
1914-1942 --
1942-the present.
Series Title: World of art series
Responsibility: Edward Lucie-Smith.

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Treating furniture as a statement about the society that created it, this illustrated survey focuses on the ways in which people's lives, self-images, and preoccupations affect the form and function of furniture.

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