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Advances and innovations in American daily life, 1600s-1930s

Author: Ernie Gross
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this survey of over 300 years of technological and other innovations in 23 alphabetically-listed areas ranging from agriculture to transportation, a retired newspaper journalist-cum-government employee lists many firsts in products, methods, and services that have impacted US lifestyles. Lacks references.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gross, Ernie.
Advances and innovations in American daily life, 1600s-1930s.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002
(OCoLC)891450845
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernie Gross
ISBN: 0786412488 9780786412488
OCLC Number: 50006488
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 298 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Agriculture --
Art --
Business and finance --
Clothing --
Communications --
Education --
Energy --
Entertainment --
Food and drink --
Health --
Labor --
Law --
Manufacturing --
Military --
Music --
Public service --
Publications --
Religion --
Science --
Shelter and domestic furnishings --
Social welfare --
Sports --
Transportation.
Responsibility: by Ernie Gross.

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This volume on advances and innovation in American daily life from 1600 to the 1930s is divided into sections including: agriculture; art and music; business and finance; clothing; communications;  Read more...

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"provides a fascinating glimpse at the 'evolution of our activities'"--Catholic Library World.

 
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