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American plastic [electronic resource] : a cultural history / Jeffrey L. Meikle.

By: Meikle, Jeffrey L, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1995Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 403 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 0585206937 (electronic bk.); 9780585206936 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Plastics -- History | Plastics industry and trade -- United States -- History | Mati�eres plastiques -- Histoire | Mati�eres plastiques -- Industrie -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Social Aspects | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American plastic.DDC classification: 303.48/3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-380) and index.

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.

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