John E. Crowley (NHC Fellow, 1995–96)

Project Title

The Invention of Comfort in Britain and Anglo-America, 1500-1850

Dalhousie University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1995–96

John E. Crowley finished rough drafts of chapters on artificial illumination, domestic heating, and colonial vernacular architecture for his book on The Invention of Comfort in Anglo-American Society, 1500-1850, and he began his follow-up study, "In Happier Mansions": Designing Cottages, 1750-1850.