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If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home

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If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home - Worsley, Lucy
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Why did the flushing toilet take two centuries to catch on? Why did Samuel Pepys never give his mistresses an orgasm? 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 people fear fruit? All these questions will be answered in this juicy, smelly and truly intimate history of home life. Lucy Worsley takes us through the bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchen, covering the architectural history of each room, but ...

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If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home 2013, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781620402351

Trade paperback

If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home 2012, Walker & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802779953

Hardcover

If Walls Could Talk: An intimate history of the home 2012, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571259540

Main

Mass-market paperback

If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home 2011, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571259526

Hardcover