Publisher description for Mechanical brides : women and machines from home to office / Ellen Lupton.

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During the 20th century, the marketing of domestic appliances and office machines has been directed primarily toward women. Mechanical Brides examines this phenomenon through extensive graphics (advertisements, catalog pages, photographs) and analytical text.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Technology -- Social aspects -- United States.
Household appliances -- Social aspects -- United States.
Office equipment and supplies -- Social aspects -- United States.
Sex role -- United States.
Design, Industrial -- United States -- Social aspects.