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Gadgets and necessities: an encyclopedia of household innovations

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From egg timers to commuter cups, this thorough reference details the domestic technology and innovations that in part defined the 20th century.

This amusing and thought provoking A-Z encyclopedia examines modern domestic technology and innovations during the 20th century, exploring the social and cultural conditions that produced such products as the electric iron and the vacuum cleaner.

* 188 A-Z entries

* Introduction and bibliography

* Provides extensive illustrations

* Offers references to websites and end of entry suggestions for further reading

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