From Fireplace To Cookstove: Technology and the Domestic Ideal in America

From Fireplace To Cookstove: Technology and the Domestic Ideal in America

By: Priscilla J. Brewer (author)Hardback

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An examination of the development of the first American appliance - the cast iron stove. The stove created a quiet but culturally contested transform of domestic life and sparked important debates about women, industrialization, the definition of social class and the consumer economy.

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  • ISBN13: 9780815606505
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780815606505
  • ISBN10: 0815606508

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