Home Truths

    Home Truths

    An Alternative History of Every House

    Bill Laws

    History Press 2010

    Paperback 240pp Illustrated

    9780752458595   Product Code: 92149

    Why does your house look the way it does? What is the point of a dado rail? And what's that thingumajig for? From noggins and newel posts to power showers and fitted kitchens, every household fixture has a story to tell. Illustrated with photographs, antique prints and vintage advertisements, this light-hearted history of the domestic environment uncovers the often bizarre stories behind the inventions that have shaped our homes.

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