Suburban Steel: The Magnificent Failure of the Lustron Corporation, 1945-1951

Suburban Steel: The Magnificent Failure of the Lustron Corporation, 1945-1951

by DOUGLAS KNERR

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814209615
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Publication date: 05/20/2004
Series: Urban Life and Urban Landscape Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsvii
Prefaceix
Introduction: Foundations1
1.An Uncomfortable Convergence: Housing Reform and Industrial Influences21
2.Crisis Management and the Rise of the Lustron Corporation55
3.From Politics to Production91
4.Adventures in Sales and Marketing125
5.A Dream Denied160
6.A Porcelain-Enameled Legacy182
Notes199
Index233

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