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Rendered Whiteness

Rendered Whiteness

Architectural Drawings and Graphics

Chapter:
(p.82) (p.83) 3 Rendered Whiteness
Source:
Little White Houses
Author(s):
Dianne Harris
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0004

Analyzing specific representational techniques, this chapter examines the architectural renderings of postwar houses published in popular and shelter magazines to understand the ways they formulated a specific iconography of white domesticity.

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

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