Zipper: An Exploration in Novelty
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BeschreibungThe zipper was invented 100 years ago by Whitcomb Judson, a frustrated man with a penchant for complexity. This book tells the fascinating story of how a useless technological novelty worked its way into daily life and took its place as one of the defining artifacts of the 20th century. Photos.
PortraitRobert Friedel is a professor of the history of technology and science at the University of Maryland, College Park. He lives in Washington, D.C.
PressestimmenAn interesting and well-researched book. After reading it, you'll never again secure your trousers or evening dress in quite the same way.
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: W W NORTON & CO INC
Erscheinungsdatum: März 1996
Seitenanzahl: 304 Seiten