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Homes and homecomings : gendered histories of domesticity and return

Author: K H Adler; Carrie Hamilton
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Gender & history (Unnumbered)
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Feminist historians have long analysed the constructions and meanings of home, whether as domestic space or the place of belonging and longing. In Homes and Homecomings an international group of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K H Adler; Carrie Hamilton
ISBN: 9781444336504 1444336509
OCLC Number: 619180256
Description: viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Gendering histories of homes and homecomings / K.H. Adler --
Communist comfort: socialist modernism and the making of cosy homes in the Khrushchev era / Susan E. Reid --
Corporate domesticity and idealised masculinity: Royal Naval officers and their shipboard homes, 1918-39 / Quintin Colville --
Men making home: masculinity and domesticity in eighteenth-century Britain / Karen Harvey --
"Who should be the author of a dwelling?" architects versus housewives in 1950s France / Nicole Rudolph --
Ideal homes and the gender politics of consumerism in postcolonial Ghana, 1960-70 / Bianca Murillo --
"The dining room should be the man's paradise, as the drawing room is the woman's": gender and middle-class domestic space in England, 1850-1910 / Jane Hamlett --
"There is graite odds between a mans being at home and a broad": Deborah Read Franklin and the eighteenth-century home / Vivian Bruce Conger --
Sexual politics and socialist housing: building homes in revolutionary Cuba / Carrie Hamilton --
"The white wife problem": sex, race and the contested politics of repatriation to interwar British West Africa / Carina E. Ray --
From husbands and housewives to suckers and whores: marital-political anxieties in the "House of Egypt," 1919-48 / Lisa Pollard --
Double displacement: Western women's return home from Japanese internment in the Second World War / Christina Twomey.
Series Title: Gender & history (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: edited by K.H. Adler and Carrie Hamilton.
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