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Made to Break

Technology and Obsolescence in America

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674025721

Publication Date: 10/30/2007

Academic Trade

336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Repetitive Consumption
  • 2. The Annual Model Change
  • 3. Hard Times
  • 4. Radio, Radio
  • 5. The War and Postwar Progress
  • 6. The Fifties and Sixties
  • 7. Chips
  • 8. Weaponizing Planned Obsolescence
  • 9. Cell Phones and E-Waste
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Gold Medal, 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards, Environment/Ecology/Nature Category
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