The invention of comfort: sensibilities & design in early modern Britain & early America

"How did our modern ideas of physical comfort originate? As John E. Crowley demonstrates in The Invention of Comfort, changes in the technology of comfort depended on a fashion-conscious public's being made to feel discomfort with surroundings that they had previously perceived as function...

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Main Author: Crowley, John E., 1943-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Edition: Johns Hopkins pbk. ed.
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