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Refrigeration Nation - a book by Rees, Jonathan

Refrigeration Nation

A History of Ice, Appliances, and Enterprise in America

Refrigeration Nation( )
Author: Rees, Jonathan
Series title:Studies in Industry and Society Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4214-1106-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $48.00
Book Description:

Only when the power goes off and food spoils do we truly appreciate how much we rely on refrigerators and freezers. In Refrigeration Nation, Jonathan Rees explores the innovative methods and gadgets that Americans have invented to keep perishable food cold-from cutting river and lake ice and shipping it to consumers for use in their iceboxes to the development of electrically powered equipment that ushered in a new age of convenience and health.

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Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / History
Business & Economics / Industries / Transportation
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.86 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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