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The Comforts of Home

The American House and the Evolution of Modern Convenience

The Comforts of Home( )
Author: Ierley, Merritt
Publication Date:Aug 2001
Publisher:Crown Publishing Group
Imprint:Three Rivers Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $33.95
Book Description:

The Age of Technology is nowhere made more personal than at home. Modern convenience shapes our daily routine, making today's American house a place of comfort, the like of which has never been known. Yet of all aspects of modern technology, it is the evolution of what is in the household that has been least written about.          In The Comforts of Home, an unprecedented work written for a general audience with no particular knowledge of science or technology, social historian...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Buildings / Residential
House & Home / Equipment, Appliances & Supplies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):19 x 23 cm
Book Weight:0.672 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ierley, Merritt (Author)
He is a social historian, the author of seven books relating to American history and technology, including The Comforts of Home. He lives in northern New Jersey.


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