Comfort, Pleasure and Prestige: Country-house Technology in West Wales 1750-1930

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Comfort, Pleasure and Prestige describes the ways in which the Welsh gentry used domestic technology to ensure that their country-house lifestyle was as comfortable as possible. While the focus of the book is unashamedly about the technology of country houses, in order to explain why some technologies were adopted while others were not, domestic technology is placed squarely in its social and historical context. Although the Welsh gentry's fortunes fluctuated wildly between 1750 and 1930, throughout that period they ...

Comfort, Pleasure and Prestige: Country-house Technology in West Wales 1750-1930 2016, Matador, Leicester

ISBN-13: 9781785892516

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