Sleeping Around: The Bed from Antiquity to Now

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There's more than one way to make a bed, and humans throughout history have devised every sort they could imagine. From a simple blanket laid on the ground to elaborately carved four-posters hung with sumptuous draperies, from a hammock swinging under the stars to a stifling cupboard bed built into a wall, the ways in which humans have gone about trying to get a good night's sleep are myriad. This book, illustrated with some 140 images, takes readers on a lively tour of beds and sleeping customs over time and around the ...

Sleeping Around: The Bed from Antiquity to Now 2006, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295985985

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