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Toufoul Abou-Hodeib

in A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799799
eISBN:
9781503601475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799799.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at how objects that entered the middle-class home in the late nineteenth century generated a new kind of domesticity. Although its relation to public benefit remained ambiguous, ... More


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Jason Reid

in Get Out of My Room!: A History of Teen Bedrooms in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226409214
eISBN:
9780226409351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409351.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The sixth chapter of Get Out of My Room! examines a specific type of bedroom-oriented consumer product: home electronics. This chapter argues that home electronics items reinforced the uniqueness of ... More


Home and the World: Swadeshi and Its Ambiguities

Chandak Sengoopta

in The Rays Before Satyajit: Creativity and Modernity in Colonial India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199464753
eISBN:
9780199087198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464753.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter contrasts Upendrakishore’s approach to modernist entrepreneurialism with that of his brother-in-law, the perfumer and technophile Hemendramohan Bose. A successful perfumer, Bose’s ... More


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