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Lang Matl
Author Patrick, Bethanne Kelly

Title An uncommon history of common things / [Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson]

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  E169.1 .P26 2009    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  E169.1    Available
Description 303 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 290) and index
Summary Presents the stories behind the origins of various everyday objects and consumer products, covering items ranging from clothing and tools to housing and games, complemented by informative timelines and sidebars
Subject United States -- Civilization -- Miscellanea
United States -- Civilization -- Chronology
Added Author Thompson, John M. (John Milliken), 1959-
ISBN 1426204205