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...
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