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

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

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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.

Author: Priscilla Brewer
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Published: 09/01/2000
Pages: 358
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.65lbs
Size: 9.59h x 6.50w x 1.14d
ISBN: 9780815606505

Review Citation(s):
Choice 03/01/2001 pg. 1291
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