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Twentieth century limited : industrial design in America, 1925-1939

Author: Jeffrey L Meikle
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, 2001.
Series: American civilization.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., with a new preface and enhanced photographsView all editions and formats
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The classic, indispensable introduction to industrial design in the last century--available again

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L Meikle
ISBN: 1566398924 9781566398923 1566398932 9781566398930
OCLC Number: 45917122
Description: xiv, 248 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: CONTENTSIllustrations Preface to the Second Edition Preface Prologue 1. A Consumer Society and Its Discontents 2. Machine Aesthetics 3. The New Industrial Designers 4. Selling Industrial Design 5. Industrialized Design 6. Everything from a Match to a City 7. The Practical Ultimate 8. From Depression to Expression 9. A Microcosm of the Machine-Age World Notes Sources Index
Series Title: American civilization.
Responsibility: Jeffrey L. Meikle.

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"Jeffrey Meikle's excellent book is a history of American design from 1925.... It will deservedly become essential for the study of its period."-Cervin Robinson, Art in America "Jeffrey Meikle's book Read more...

 
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