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Paperback How the Working-Class Home Became Modern, 1900-1940 Book

ISBN: 0816693013

ISBN13: 9780816693016

How the Working-Class Home Became Modern, 1900-1940

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The transformation of average Americans' domestic lives, revealed through the mechanical innovations and physical improvements of their homes

At the turn of the nineteenth century, the average American family still lived by kerosene light, ate in the kitchen, and used an outhouse. By 1940, electric lights, dining rooms, and bathrooms were the norm as the traditional working-class home was fast becoming modern--a fact largely missing...

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