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Bubble gum and hula hoops

the origins of objects in our everyday lives

Published by Perigee, Penguin Group in New York, N.Y .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Describes the stories behind the origins of household necessities, toys, and everyday objects, including the toilet, the microwave oven, the milkshake, and vending machines.

Table of Contents

Leisure and fun
Around the home
Food
Drink
Naughty but nice
Clothing and apparel
In the bathroom
Medicine and health
At the office
Money makes the world go round
Information, communication and entertainment
Indoors, Outdoors
Travel and transportation.

Edition Notes

"Originally published as Cat flaps and mousetraps in Great Britain in 2007 by John Blake Publishing Ltd."--Page [iv].

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
032.02
Library of Congress
T

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 223 pages :
Number of pages
223

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26398281M
Internet Archive
bubblegumhulahoo00har_fz9
ISBN 10
0399535624
ISBN 13
9780399535628
LC Control Number
2010459082
OCLC/WorldCat
426803763
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