How They Decorated

Author: P. Gaye Tapp
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
ISBN: 0847847411
Size: 52.58 MB
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How They Decorated focuses on some of the leading style icons of the twentieth century and how they decorated their own residences around the world. How They Decorated illustrates some of the great rooms of the twentieth century and their stylish residents, who had a decided hand in their decoration. Each lady's refined way of living will be discussed with examples of how they embellished their homes (or left them elegantly spare) and the long-lasting effects of their lives on future generations of designers and connoisseurs of beauty.

Encyclopedia Of U S Labor And Working Class History

Author: Eric Arnesen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415968267
Size: 60.11 MB
Format: PDF
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Providing sweeping coverage of U.S. labor history, this resource contains over 650 entries, encompassing labor history from the colonial era to the present. Written as an objective social history, the "Encyclopedia" encapsulates the rise and decline, and continuous change of U.S. labor history into the 21st century.

Making The American Home

Author: Marilyn Ferris Motz
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879724344
Size: 68.78 MB
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The transformation of a house into a home has been in our culture a traditional task of women. The articles examine this process as they reflected the role of American middle-class women as homemakers in the years 1840–1940.

Women S Issues A Fir

Author: Margaret McFadden
Publisher: Ready Reference
Size: 54.37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With 696 topics from categories such as education, marriage and family, employment and poverty court cases and legislation, sports, and war and the military, this text is panoranmic in its coverage of important cases, events and personages in women's issues.

The Inspiration Of The Past

Author: John Cornforth
Publisher: Viking Adult
Size: 49.27 MB
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Looks at the history of interior decoration, examines trends in the decoration of English country houses, and describes the influence of John Fowler on modern design

We Are Everywhere

Author: Notes from Nowhere (Organization)
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859844472
Size: 58.13 MB
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We Are Everywhere is a whirlwind collection of writings, images and ideas for direct action by people on the frontlines of the global anticapitalist movement. This is a movement of untold stories, because those from below are not those who get to write history, even though we are the ones making it. We Are Everywhere wrenches our history from the grasp of the powerful and returns it to the streets, fields and neighbourhoods where it was made.

Art And The End Of Apartheid

Author: John Peffer
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816650012
Size: 68.87 MB
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Black South African artists have typically had their work labeled "African art" or "township art," qualifiers that, when contrasted with simply "modernist art," have been used to marginalize their work both in South Africa and internationally. This is the The first book to fully explore cosmopolitan modern art by black South Africans under apartheid.