If walls could talk : an intimate history of the home
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New York : Walker, 2012.
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Non-Fiction - 2nd Floor
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Published
New York : Walker, 2012.
Format
Book
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xv, 351 pages, [16] pages of plates: ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Language
English

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Originally published: London : Faber & Faber, 2011.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"Why did the flushing toilet take two centuries to catch on? Why did Samuel Pepys never give his mistresses an orgasm? Why did medieval people sleep sitting up? When were the two "dirty centuries"? Why did gas lighting cause Victorian ladies to faint? Why, for centuries, did people fear fruit? All these questions will be answered in this juicy, smelly, and truly intimate history of home life. Lucy Worsley takes us through the bedroom, bathroom, living room, and kitchen, covering the architectural history of each room, but concentrating on what people actually did in bed, in the bath, at the table, and at the stove. From sauce-stirring to breast-feeding, teeth-cleaning to masturbation, getting dressed to getting married, this book will make you see your home with new eyes."--Publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Worsley, L. (2012). If walls could talk: an intimate history of the home . Walker.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Worsley, Lucy. 2012. If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home. Walker.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Worsley, Lucy. If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home Walker, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Worsley, Lucy. If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home Walker, 2012.

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