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11%OFFBarbara Penner - Bathroom - 9781780231938 - V9781780231938
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Bathroom

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Description for Bathroom Paperback. Abundantly illustrated, Bathroom charts the evolution of the bathroom through history and across the globe. The book considers how and why the bathroom emerged and how it became an international symbol of key modern values - of cleanliness, order and progress. Series: Objekt. Num Pages: 272 pages, 40 colour, 80 black and white. BIC Classification: AMR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 162 x 23. Weight in Grams: 724.
The story of the modern bathroom is both one of grand feats of engineering and mass production, and of the unremarkable, mundane and repressed. The most private place in the home, the bathroom is where we perform the most intimate of our daily routines; it is also a space where we take refuge from the outside world. Yet the moment we turn on a tap or flush the toilet, the smallest room is hooked up to the largest of all infrastructural systems: a vast and complex network of pipes, pumps and treatment plants. Bathroom charts the evolution of the bathroom ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Reaktion Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Series
Objekt
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780231938
SKU
V9781780231938
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About Barbara Penner
Barbara Penner is Senior Lecturer in Architectural History at University College London. Her publications include Newlyweds on Tour: Honeymooning in Nineteenth-century America (2009) and Ladies and Gents: Public Toilets and Gender (co-editor, 2009).

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