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Cool Comfort
America's Romance with Air-Conditioning
Written by Marsha Ackermann


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $29.95

The year 2002 marked the 100th anniversary of the first installation of air-conditioning. During the past century, it has become a staple of American life; 83% of US homes are now air-conditioned. In this engaging social history, Marsha Ackermann explores how the idea of “cooling” became firmly embedded in the social... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Cool Comfort
America's Romance with Air-Conditioning
Written by Marsha Ackermann


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

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