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Zipper : an exploration in novelty

Author: Robert D Friedel
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1996, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the invention of the zipper and describes how a useless technological novelty worked its way into daily life and took its place as one of the defining artifacts of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Friedel
ISBN: 0393313654 9780393313659
OCLC Number: 1030762135
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1994.
Description: xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Robert Friedel.

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Recounts the invention of the zipper and describes how a useless technological novelty worked its way into daily life and took its place as one of the defining artifacts of the twentieth century.

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