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Deliberate Speed

The Origins of a Cultural Style in the American 1950s, with a New Preface

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PAPERBACK

$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674008731

Publication Date: 05/31/2002

Academic Trade

336 pages

6 x 9 inches

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface, 2002: Starting Over
  • Preface
  • 1. Material Differences
  • 2. Deliberate Speed
  • 3. Out of the Hole
  • 4. Congeniality
  • 5. They All Juggled Milk Bottles
  • 6. “Keep Cool, But Care”
  • Endnotes
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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