Homes and Homecomings: Gendered Histories of Domesticity and by K. H. Adler, Carrie Hamilton

By K. H. Adler, Carrie Hamilton

In Homes and Homecomings a global workforce of students supply inspiring new historic views at the politics of houses and homecomings. utilizing cutting edge methodological and theoretical methods, the publication examines case stories from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe.

  • Provides inspiring new ancient views at the politics of houses and homecomings
  • Takes an historic method of a topic quarter that's strangely little historicised
  • Features unique study from a bunch of overseas students
  • The booklet has a global procedure that makes a speciality of Africa, Asia, the Americas and East and West Europe
  • Contains unique illustrations of houses in numerous historic contexts

Content:
Chapter 1 Communist convenience: Socialist Modernism and the Making of snug houses within the Khrushchev period (pages 11–44): Susan E. Reid
Chapter 2 company Domesticity and Idealised Masculinity: Royal Naval officials and their Shipboard houses, 1918–39 (pages 45–65): Quintin Colville
Chapter three males Making domestic: Masculinity and Domesticity in Eighteenth?Century Britain (pages 66–86): Karen Harvey
Chapter four ‘Who can be the writer of a Dwelling?’ Architects as opposed to Housewives in Nineteen Fifties France (pages 87–105): Nicole Rudolph
Chapter five perfect houses and the Gender Politics of Consumerism in Postcolonial Ghana, 1960–70 (pages 106–121): Bianca Murillo
Chapter 6 ‘The eating Room will be the Man's Paradise, because the Drawing Room Is the Woman's’: Gender and Middle?Class family area in England, 1850–1910 (pages 122–137): Jane Hamlett
Chapter 7 ‘There Is Graite Odds among a Mans being at domestic and a Broad’: Deborah learn Franklin and the Eighteenth?Century domestic (pages 138–153): Vivian Bruce Conger
Chapter eight Sexual Politics and Socialist Housing: construction houses in innovative Cuba (pages 154–173): Carrie Hamilton
Chapter nine ‘The White spouse Problem’: intercourse, Race and the Contested Politics of Repatriation to Interwar British West Africa (pages 174–192): Carina E. Ray
Chapter 10 From Husbands and Housewives to Suckers and Whores: Marital?Political Anxieties within the ‘House of Egypt’, 1919–48 (pages 193–215): Lisa Pollard
Chapter eleven Double Displacement: Western Women's go back domestic from jap Internment within the moment international conflict (pages 216–230): Christina Twomey

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119–35. 26. , Mace, Soviet Family, pp. 187–8; Gould, ‘We Saw How Russians Live’, p. 176; Santha Rama Rau, My Russian Journey (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959), p. 5. 27. Paucity of consumer goods, overcrowding and the loss of homes and possessions in the course of serial dislocations which structure life stories of this period as narrated in interviews conducted under my project ‘Everyday Aesthetics in the Modern Soviet Flat’. Over seventy interviews were conducted between 2004 and 2007 in St Petersburg, Kazan, Samara, Kaluga, Kovdor, Apatity and Tartu, with people who moved into new apartments in the early 1960s.

119–35. 26. , Mace, Soviet Family, pp. 187–8; Gould, ‘We Saw How Russians Live’, p. 176; Santha Rama Rau, My Russian Journey (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959), p. 5. 27. Paucity of consumer goods, overcrowding and the loss of homes and possessions in the course of serial dislocations which structure life stories of this period as narrated in interviews conducted under my project ‘Everyday Aesthetics in the Modern Soviet Flat’. Over seventy interviews were conducted between 2004 and 2007 in St Petersburg, Kazan, Samara, Kaluga, Kovdor, Apatity and Tartu, with people who moved into new apartments in the early 1960s.

Intelligentsia discourse increasingly acknowledged the material and psychological losses entailed by industrial progress, by purging material links with past, and by the insistence on stylistic unity. It called instead for an ‘ecology of culture’ and sought to reconnect with suppressed personal and collective memories, as well as to embrace the heterogeneity of ‘national’ styles. 114 Practice Whatever misgivings the arbiters of taste held in the Khrushchev era, needlework and handicraft of various sorts remained popular leisure practices in Soviet urban homes throughout the 1950s to the 1980s.

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