Download Cool Comfort : America's Romance with Air-Conditioning – Marsha E Ackermann pdf

Cool Comfort : America's Romance with Air-Conditioning

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 perceptions and expectations of Americans, transforming our definition of comfort and the way we live, work, and play."

Author: Marsha E Ackermann
ISBN: 9781588342799
Pages: 214 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 29.75 Mb

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