Electric Irish homes: researching housewives, electric products and domesticity in rural 1950s and 1960s Ireland

O'brien, Sorcha (2017) Electric Irish homes: researching housewives, electric products and domesticity in rural 1950s and 1960s Ireland. In: Kingston University Research Week; 3-7 April 2017, Knights Park campus, Kingston University. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This talk was given as part of the Kingston Research week programme of talks on current research in progress. It outlined the Electric Irish Homes project, and focused on the use of oral histories as a method for design history research, in conjunction with more traditional methods such as archival work.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Event Title: Kingston University Research Week
Research Area: History of art, architecture and design
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture > Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC)
Depositing User: Sorcha O'brien
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2017 12:17
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2017 12:17
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/38388

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