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Directions in Cultural History

Series Editor: BEN HIGHMORE, Gillian Swanson

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  1. Design at Home

    Domestic Advice Books in Britain and the USA since 1945

    By Grace Lees Maffei

    Series: Directions in Cultural History

    Domestic advice literature is rich in information about design, ideals of domesticity, consumption and issues of identity, yet this literature remains a relatively neglected resource in comparison with magazines and film. Design at Home brings together etiquette, homemaking and home decoration...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Dreams and Modernity

    A Cultural History

    By Natalya Lusty, Helen Groth

    Series: Directions in Cultural History

    Dreams and Modernity: A Cultural History explores the dream as a distinctively modern object of inquiry and as a fundamental aspect of identity and culture in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. While dreams have been a sustained object of fascination from the ancient world to the present,...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Print Culture

    From Steam Press to Ebook

    By Frances Robertson

    Series: Directions in Cultural History

    With the advent of new digital communication technologies, the end of print culture once again appears to be as inevitable to some recent commentators as it did to Marshall McLuhan. And just as print culture has so often been linked with the rise of modern industrial society, so the alleged demise...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Light Touches: Cultural Practices of Illumination, 1780-1900
    By Alice Barnaby
    To Be Published January 1st 2015

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