Made in U.S.A. : the secret histories of the things that made America (Book, 1992) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Made in U.S.A. : the secret histories of the things that made America

Author: Phil Patton
Publisher: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Trace the evolution of objects, products and related ideas in American ; things such as bridges, land yachts, the Pullman parlor car, Airstream trailor, selectric tylpewriter, Model T, DC-3, self-service, the jukebox, Lee jeans and many others.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Patton
ISBN: 0802112765 9780802112767
OCLC Number: 23941998
Description: viii, 403 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The world in a package --
Blades --
The equalizer, or the confidence machine --
Little factories --
Easy chairs --
Kit homes: log cabin and balloon frame --
Wonders of the modern world, or bridges and plumbing --
Ship shapes and land yachts --
Model T to tail fin --
Airlines --
Streamlines --
Self-service --
Rural electrification, or electric guitar --
The dialetics of dude, or the mechanical rodeo --
Private eyes and public faces, or look sharp! --
For whom the bell tolled --
"Fantasy amplifiers," or living in the virtual world.
Other Titles: Made in USA.
Responsibility: Phil Patton.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_170768
991000323639705351

Abstract:

Trace the evolution of objects, products and related ideas in American ; things such as bridges, land yachts, the Pullman parlor car, Airstream trailor, selectric tylpewriter, Model T, DC-3, self-service, the jukebox, Lee jeans and many others.
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