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Home: A Short History of an Idea
By Witold Rybczynski and Nadia May (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date August 1, 1997
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786103157
ISBN-10 0786103159
Dimensions 1.25 by 7 by 9.75 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $44.95
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Summary
An examination of the development of the idea of the home delves into issues such as privacy, domesticity, efficiency, and ease and analyzes the social and cultural factors that shaped them.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Listeners will tour through five centuries of homes both great and small--from smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to designer-created dwellings of today. 4 cassettes.

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780140102314
 
Reprint edition from Penguin USA (July 1, 1987)
9780140102314 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Walk through five centuries of homes both great and small—from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to today's Ralph Lauren-designed environments—on a house tour like no other, one that delightfully explicates the very idea of "home.
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780786103157
 
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With Nadia May (other contributor) | from Blackstone Audio Inc (August 1, 1997)
9780786103157 | details & prices | 7.00 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $44.95
About: An examination of the development of the idea of the home delves into issues such as privacy, domesticity, efficiency, and ease and analyzes the social and cultural factors that shaped them.

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