Taste and Power
Furnishing Modern FranceeBook - 1998
In an extraordinary social history, Leora Auslander explores the changing meaning of furniture from the mid 17th to the early 20th century, revealing how the aesthetics of everyday life were as integral to political events as to economic and social transformations. The book is enriched by the author's experience as a cabinetmaker. 68 photos.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1998
Edition: rep. ed
Characteristics: xv, 510 p. : ill. ; 24 cm