Machines in the Home

Machines in the Home

by Rebecca Weaver, Rodney Dale
     
 

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Rebecca Weaver and Rodney Dale have amassed a wealth of visual evidence to tell the story of some of the most important inventions--how gas and then electricity revolutionized home life, how stoves and washing machines developed, how new methods of heating water made the modern bathroom a reality, and how appliances such as those marketed by the Hoover and Singer…  See more details below

Overview

Rebecca Weaver and Rodney Dale have amassed a wealth of visual evidence to tell the story of some of the most important inventions--how gas and then electricity revolutionized home life, how stoves and washing machines developed, how new methods of heating water made the modern bathroom a reality, and how appliances such as those marketed by the Hoover and Singer companies helped to save countless hours of drudgery

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195209693
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/17/1994
Series:
Discoveries and Inventions Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.22(d)

Meet the Author

Series Editor Rodney Dale is a professional writer and editor who has spent a lifetime writing books at all levels on engineering and technology topics. Rebecca Weaver is a former teacher with a special interest in 18th and 19th century history.

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