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Author Rees, Jonathan, 1966-

Title Refrigeration nation : a history of ice, appliances, and enterprise in America / Jonathan Rees.

Publication Info. Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (249 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Studies in industry and society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Cold Chain -- Inventing the Cold Chain, 1806-1880 -- The Long Wait for Mechanical Refrigeration, 1850-1910 -- The Decline of the Natural Ice Industry, 1880-1910 -- Refrigerated Transport Near and Far -- The Pleasures and Perils of Cold Storage -- "Who Ever Heard of an American Without an Icebox?" -- The Early Days of Electric Household Refrigeration -- The Completion of the Modern Cold Chain, 1930-Present -- Conclusion: Refrigeration, Capitalism and the Environment.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery -- United States -- History.
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History.
Cold storage industry -- United States -- History.
Cold storage industry -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Cold storage industry -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Rees, Jonathan. Refrigeration nation : a history of ice, appliances, and enterprise in America. Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013 x, 236 pages Studies in industry and society 9781421411064 (DLC) 2013006073
ISBN 9781421411064 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
1421411067 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9781421411071 (e-book)

 
    
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