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Download PDF by Andy Warner: Brief Histories of Everyday Objects

By Andy Warner

ISBN-10: 1250078652

ISBN-13: 9781250078650


Hilarious, unique, and illustrated histories at the back of a few of life's most typical and underappreciated gadgets - from the paperclip and the toothbrush to the activities bra and curler skates

Brief Histories of daily gadgets is a photo journey in the course of the strange production of a few of the mundane goods that encompass us in our day-by-day lives. Chapters are peppered with ballpoint pen riots, cowboy wars, and very undesirable Victorian useful jokes. dependent round the diversified destinations in our domestic and day-by-day life—the kitchen, the rest room, the place of work, and the grocery store—award-nominated illustrator Andy Warner lines the usually marvelous and occasionally complicated histories at the back of the goods we frequently take with no consideration. Readers learn the way Velcro was once created after a Swiss engineer took his puppy for a stroll; how a naval engineer invented the Slinky; a German housewife, the espresso filter out; and an intensive feminist and anti-capitalist, the sport Monopoly. this can be either a e-book of histories and a ebook approximately histories. It explores how lies turn into legends, alternate routes spring up, and empires upward thrust and fall—all from the viewpoint of your toothbrush or toilet.

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