Made in U.S.A. the secret histories of the things that made America

Title Made in U.S.A. the secret histories of the things that made America
Names Patton, Phil.
Book Number DB038199
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation History of mechanical devices and how they relate to American individualism and desire for self-improvement. Each development is set in its historical context with chapters devoted to objects such as Thomas Jefferson's lap desk, the bowie knife, the Pullman car, blue jeans, and virtual reality, as well as the concepts behind the cafeteria and the self-service market.
Narrator Cundiff, Kerry.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Technology & Computers - TEC
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject Industrial arts - United States - History
Technology - United States - History
Call Number 609.73 ANF
Language English
Released 1992
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1992 (APH, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1992.
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