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The Place of Home: English domestic environments, 1914-2000 (Planning, History and Environment Series)

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A comprehensive and in-depth history of the 20th century English home, how it has been created, and how it works for people. It focuses on the various influences bearing on the development of domestic space since 1914 and covers both design and housing policy. Current debates from participation to co-operative housing are examined and several themes not previously brought together are linked, e.g. urban development/house design; technology at home/women and home; social meaning of home.

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"The Place of Home will prove an invaluable foundational text and reference tool, which deservedly should continue to have prominence in published scholarship on this subject...engaging and interesting as well as informative...a great deal of relevant evidence within a lively, cogent and concise narrative is a noteworthy strength of the book overall." – Planning Perspectives

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'Home' has a meaning which goes far beyond mere physical structure. It is fundamental to society - socially, economically, historically and culturally. Here for the first time is an in-depth exploration of the evolution of the English domestic environment. Using contemporary sources and the evidence of a wide range of disciplines, Alsion Ravetz with Richard Turkington bring to life the many varieties of the English home and its users over the last nine decades. A comprehensive and in-depth history of the 20th century English home, how it has been created, and how it works for people. The Place of Home focuses on the various influences bearing on the development of domestic space since 1914 and covers both design and housing policy. Current debates from participation to co-operative housing are examined and several themes not previously brought together are linked, e.g. urban development/house design; technology at home/women and home; social meaning of home.

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