Homes and Homecomings: Gendered Histories of Domesticity and Return

Homes and Homecomings: Gendered Histories of Domesticity and Return

Editor(s): K. H. Adler, Carrie Hamilton

Published Online: 6 JUN 2011 08:20AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444336504

Online ISBN: 9781444328240

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328240

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In Homes and Homecomings an international group of scholars provide inspiring new historical perspectives on the politics of homes and homecomings. Using innovative methodological and theoretical approaches, the book examines case studies from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe.

  • Provides inspiring new historical perspectives on the politics of homes and homecomings
  • Takes an historical approach to a subject area that is surprisingly little historicised
  • Features original research from a group of international scholars
  • The book has an international approach that focuses on Africa, Asia, the Americas and East and West Europe
  • Contains original illustrations of homes in a variety of historical contexts

Table of contents

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  1. Introduction

  2. Comfort

  3. Utility

  4. Inhabitants

  5. Boundaries

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