If Walls Could Talk

If Walls Could Talk

An Intimate History of the Home

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
Rate this:
Why did the flushing toilet take two centuries to catch on? Why did medieval people sleep sitting up? When were the two "dirty centuries?" Why did gas lighting cause Victorian ladies to faint? Why, for centuries, did rich people fear fruit? In her brilliantly and creatively researched book, Lucy Worsley takes us through the bedroom, bathroom, living room, and kitchen. She covers the history of each room and explores what people actually did in bed, in the bath, at the table, and at the stove-from sauce stirring to breastfeeding, teeth cleaning to masturbation, getting dressed to getting married-providing a compelling account of how the four rooms of the home have evolved from medieval times to today
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781452627885
1452627886
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Flosnik, Anne - Narrator
hoopla digital

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SCLibrary

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top