is engagingly written, well researched and
beautifully illustrated. It makes a significant contribution to our
understanding of consumption.' -- Times Higher Education Supplement, March 16, 2007
'entertaining and scholarly..' -- Times Literary Supplement, February 9, 2007
'... one of the achievements of this subtle book is that, in learning about a lost world, we think harder about our own.'
-- Margaret Ponsonby, Reviews in History, May 2008
'...Household Gods is an extremely well-researched and fascinating approach to a subject that couldn't be more timely, considering the plethora of home-decorating television programs that have cropped up in the past decade.' -- International Auctioneers Magazine, Autumn 2007
'Household Gods is an insightful and compelling approach to a
-- The Guardian, November 4, 2006
'Readable and excellent illustrated.' -- The Tablet, August 11, 2007
'This is a good book, and a salutary one.'
-- Literary Review, October 2006
'[An] excellent new history of the British and their
-- Ben Macintyre, The Times, September 16 2006
About the Author
Deborah Cohen is associate professor of history at Brown University. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.