8 edition of All the modern conveniences found in the catalog.
All the modern conveniences
Includes bibliographical references (p. -182) and index.
|Series||Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology ;, [new ser., no. 20]|
|LC Classifications||TH6116 .O36 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 191 p. :|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||95044412|
Although plumbing has occupied a central position in American life since the mid-nineteenth century, little scholarly attention has been paid to its history. Both in the United States and Europe, architects and designers are prolific producers, marketing furniture, lamps and tabletop items to stores around the world. Ogle draws on a wide assortment of contemporary sources-sanitation reports, builders' manuals, fixture catalogues, patent applications, and popular scientific tracts-to show how the demand for plumbing was prompted more by an emerging middle-class culture of convenience, reform, and domestic life than by fears about poor hygiene and inadequate sanitation. Indeed, the lust for a set of graceful Regency chairs, a beautifully inlaid cabinet or a breakfront crafted by an 18th-century furniture maker became as much a status symbol as a silver Porsche or a gold-faced Rolex watch. She also examines advancements in water-supply and waste-management technology, the architectural considerations these amenities entailed, and the scientific approach to sanitation that began to emerge by century's end.
Ogle argues that the coming of more-standardized household plumbing systems connected to public works was primarily the result of a desire for convenience p. Both in the United States and Europe, architects and designers are prolific producers, marketing furniture, lamps and tabletop items to stores around the world. Examples[ edit ] Service conveniences are those that save shoppers time or effort, and includes variables such as credit availability and extended store hours. Conveniences such as direct deposit can save companies and consumers money, though this may or may not be passed along to the consumer.
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Household plumbing in the s and s was conceptually and physically independent of municipal water supplies: each house managed its own system of water intake and waste disposal through customized private tanks and cisterns and pipes and pumps.
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We complain when things are not the way that we like them — the washer breaks down, the car has a flat tire, the faucet is leaking, we had a cold shower. Ogle merges several intellectual traditions and builds upon the domestic-consumption work of Susan Strasser, the policy studies of Joel Tarr, the municipal analysis of Martin Melosi, and the cultural work of Ruth Schwartz Cowen and Suellen Foy, among others.
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