Nationalism and design at the end of empire: interior design and the ocean liner
Massey, Anne (2009) Nationalism and design at the end of empire: interior design and the ocean liner. In: Designing the modern interior: from the Victorians to today. Sparke, Penny and Massey, Anne and Keeble, Trevor and Martin, Brenda, eds. BERG, Oxford, pp. 207-218. ISBN 9781847882882
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[Summary of book containing this chapter:] Designing the Modern Interior presents a new history of the interior from the late 19th to the 21st century. Particular characteristics are consistent across this period: a progressive attitude towards technology; a hyper-consciousness of what it is to live in the present and the future; an overt relationship with the mass media, mass consumption and the marketplace; an emphasis on individualism, interiority and the 'self'; the construction of identities determined by gender, class, race, sexuality and nationhood; and the experiences of urban and suburban life.
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Paperback ISBN 9781847882875
|Research Areas:||School of Art and Design > Visual Arts|
|Deposited On:||29 Nov 2012 14:00|
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