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American plastic : a cultural history / Jeffrey L. Meikle.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Meikle, Jeffrey L., 1949-
Publication
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press
Contents
Introduction : A matter of definition -- Celluloid : from imitation to innovation -- Bakelite : defining an artificial material -- Vision and reality in the plastic age -- An industry takes shape -- Nylon : domesticating a new synthetic -- Growing pains : the conversion to postwar -- Design in plastic : from durable to disposable -- Material doubts and plastic fallout -- Beyond plastic : the culture of synthesis.
Date
c1995.
Description
xiv, 403 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-380) and index.
Rodris Roth Library (copy 2).
ISBN
081352234X (cloth : alk. paper)
0813522358 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
151655
Call Number
Roth TP1117.M45 1995 c.2
Stacks TP1117.M45 1995
Descriptive terms
Plastics History.
Plastics industry and trade History.
Places
United States

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