Houses and Homes: Exploring Their History
This volume in the Nearby History series helps the reader document the history of a home. The reader will learn to examine written records, oral testimonies, visual sources, and the house's surroundings. The author covers American housing patterns, the individual characteristics of houses in different regions, construction techniques and materials, household technology, and family life styles. Houses and Homes is Volume 2 in The Nearby History Series.
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Why Explore a Homes History?
A Homes Setting
The Home Itself
Oral and Visual Sources
Interpreting the Clues
Achieving the American Dream in Housing
The Regional House
Construction Techniques and Materials
Families at Home
Putting Together a House History
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