Cool Comfort

Cool Comfort

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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 a€œcoolinga€ became firmly embedded in the social perceptions and expectations of Americans, transforming our definition of comfort and the way we live, work, and play.Americaa#39;s Romance with Air-Conditioning Marsha Ackermann ... The overtonesof titled aristocracy presumably conferred a befitting graciousness onthe new technology.39 When Kelvinatora#39;s exclusive right to use air-conditioning apparentlyanbsp;...

Title:Cool Comfort
Author: Marsha Ackermann
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution - 2013-08-06

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