Brief Histories Of Everyday Objects

Author: Andy Warner
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1250137039
Size: 79.77 MB
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This is both a book of histories and a book about histories. It explores how lies become legends, trade routes spring up, and empires rise and fall—all from the perspective of your toothbrush or toilet.

A History Of Everyday Life In Medieval Scotland

Author: Edward J Cowan
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748688609
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too everyday and mundane to merit serious academic study, played a central part
in the negotiation and management of particularly home and family daily life.15 In
addition, women could play an active role in everyday life beyond the domestic
scene, as recent research has begun to reveal.16 Scottish men's gendered
identities were also constructed and experienced in the context of the everyday.
The contributors to this series have been able to write these histories not, on the
whole, ...