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Product Description: A brilliant, ambitious follow-up to The Secret Lives of Buildings, in which Hollis turns his focus from the great architectural constructions of the past to the now-vanished chambers they once contained.The rooms we live in are always more than just four walls...read more

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9781619022485 | Counterpoint, January 7, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The rooms we live in are always more than just four walls.

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9781619025622 | Reissue edition (Counterpoint, July 28, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A brilliant, ambitious follow-up to The Secret Lives of Buildings, in which Hollis turns his focus from the great architectural constructions of the past to the now-vanished chambers they once contained.

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Product Description: After their mother’s death, Lisa Tracy and her sister, Jeanne, are left to contend with several households’ worth of furniture and memorabilia, much of it accumulated during their family’s many decades of military service in far-flung outposts from the American frontier to the World War Two–era Pacific...read more

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9780553807264 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, March 23, 2010, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: After their mother’s death, Lisa Tracy and her sister, Jeanne, are left to contend with several households’ worth of furniture and memorabilia, much of it accumulated during their family’s many decades of military service in far-flung outposts from the American frontier to the World War Two–era Pacific.

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Product Description: House as a Mirror of Self presents an unprecedented examination of our relationship to where we live, interwoven with compelling personal stories of the search for a place for the soul. Marcus takes us on a reverie of the special places of childhood--the forts we made and secret hiding places we had--to growing up and expressing ourselves in the homes of adulthood...read more

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9780943233925 | Conari Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The development of the idea of the home delves into issues such as privacy, domesticity, efficiency, and analyzes the social and cultural factors that shaped them

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9780892541249 | Red Wheel/Weiser, May 20, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: House as a Mirror of Self presents an unprecedented examination of our relationship to where we live, interwoven with compelling personal stories of the search for a place for the soul.
9781573240765 | Conari Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The development of the idea of the home delves into issues such as privacy, domesticity, efficiency, and analyzes the social and cultural factors that shaped them

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Product Description: The meaning of things is a study of the significance of material possessions in contemporary urban life, and of the ways people carve meaning out of their domestic environment. Drawing on a survey of eighty families in Chicago who were interviewed on the subject of their feelings about common household objects, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Eugene Rochberg-Halton provide a unique perspective on materialism, American culture, and the self...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521239196 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 30, 1981), cover price $47.50 | About this edition: The meaning of things is a study of the significance of material possessions in contemporary urban life, and of the ways people carve meaning out of their domestic environment.

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9780521287746 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1981, cover price $74.99 | About this edition: The meaning of things is a study of the significance of material possessions in contemporary urban life, and of the ways people carve meaning out of their domestic environment.

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