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Inventing Modern: Growing up with X-Rays, Skyscrapers, and Tailfins
     

Inventing Modern: Growing up with X-Rays, Skyscrapers, and Tailfins

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by John H. Lienhard
 

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Modern is a word much used, but hard to pin down. In Inventing Modern, John H. Lienhard uses that word to capture the furious rush of newness in the first half of 20th-century America. An unexpected world emerges from under the more familiar Modern. Beyond the airplanes, radios, art deco, skyscrapers, Fritz Lang's Metropolis, Buck Rogers,

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Inventing Modern: Growing Up with X-Rays, Skyscrapers, and Tailfins 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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