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Little White HousesHow the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America$
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Dianne Harris

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816653324

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.001.0001

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Private Worlds

Private Worlds

The Spatial Contours of Exclusion and Privilege

(p.110) (p.111) 4 Private Worlds
Little White Houses

Dianne Harris

University of Minnesota Press

Examines privacy as a design imperative that received abundant publicity in the design and popular literature of the period, asking why the concept received such a high degree of attention and what privacy both within and outside the house symbolized for postwar homeowners.

Keywords:   Mid-century U.S. History, Postwar Houses, Postwar Design, Race, Class, Whiteness, Material Culture, Television, Spatial Rhetoric, Visual Rhetoric

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