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At home in postwar France : modern mass housing and the right to comfort / Nicole C. Rudolph.

Nicole C. Rudolph, author.

New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.

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  • Title:
    At home in postwar France : modern mass housing and the right to comfort / Nicole C. Rudolph.
  • Author: Nicole C. Rudolph, author.
  • Subjects: Public housing -- France -- History -- 20th century; Dwellings -- France -- History -- 20th century;
    Dewey: 363.585094409045
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Description: Contents:

    List of Illustrations and Tables
    List of Abbreviations


    Part I: Modern Homes for a Modern Nation

    Chapter 1. Building Homes, Building a Nation: State Experiments in Modern Living, 1945-1952
    Chapter 2. Designing for the Classless Society: Modernist Architects and the "Art of Living"
    Chapter 3. The Salon des Arts Ménagers: Teaching Women How to Make the Modern Home

    Part II: Mass Homes for a Changing Society

    Chapter 4. Housing for the Greatest Number: The Housing Crisis and the Cellule d'Habitation, 1953-1958
    Chapter 5. "Who is the Author of a Dwelling?" From User to Inhabitant, 1959-1961
    Chapter 6. Beyond the Functionalist Cell to the Urban Fabric, 1966-1973



  • Identifier: ISBN 9781782385882 (ebook) : No price; ISBN £60.00; BNB GBB507014; System number: 017011883
  • Notes: Collection subset: Social Welfare
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
  • Series: Berghahn monographs in French studies ; 14
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.152673
  • UIN: BLL01017011883

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