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Sleeping around : the bed from antiquity to now

Author: Annie Carlano; Bobbie Sumberg
Publisher: Santa Fe, NM : Museum of International Folk Art ; Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book, illustrated with some 140 images, takes readers on a lively tour of beds and sleeping customs over time and around the world."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carlano, Annie.
Sleeping around.
Santa Fe : Museum of International Folk Art ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2006
(OCoLC)620016414
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Carlano; Bobbie Sumberg
ISBN: 0295985984 9780295985985
OCLC Number: 62381437
Notes: Thomas Jefferson Foundation notes:
Heavily illustrated, this publication takes readers on a tour of beds and sleeping customs over time and around the world, presenting an aesthetic appreciation of sleeping behavior from a cross-cultural and historical perspective, and the material culture of beds and bedding. Includes a brief mention of Thomas Jefferson's alcove bed at Monticello.
Introduction -- Sleeping low -- Sleeping high -- Sleeping in the closet -- Sleeping on the move -- Sleeping on the road -- Sleeping in the modern world -- Sleeping small -- Sleeping forever ... and ever.
Thomas Jefferson's alcove bed on p. 53-54.
Description: xi, 164 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Sleeping low --
Sleeping high --
Sleeping in the closet --
Sleeping on the move --
Sleeping on the road --
Sleeping in the modern world --
Sleeping small --
Sleeping forever--
and ever --
Index.
Responsibility: Annie Carlano & Bobbie Sumberg.
Local System Bib Number:
17064

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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. This book, illustrated with 140 images, takes readers on a tour of beds and sleeping  Read more...
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