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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Santa Fe : Museum of International Folk Art ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2006
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Annie Carlano; Bobbie Sumberg
|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 --
and ever --
|Responsibility:||Annie Carlano & Bobbie Sumberg.|
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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 customs around the world. It offers a look at the history of beds and - under the impetus of both functional needs and aesthetic tastes.
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