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The authority of everyday objects : a cultural history of West German industrial design, Paul Betts

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The authority of everyday objects : a cultural history of West German industrial design
Title
The authority of everyday objects
Title remainder
a cultural history of West German industrial design
Statement of responsibility
Paul Betts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Werkbund to the Bauhaus to Braun, from furniture to automobiles to consumer appliances, twentieth-century industrial design is closely associated with Germany. In this pathbreaking study, Paul Betts brings to light the crucial role that design played in building a progressive West German industrial culture atop the charred remains of the past
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Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Betts, Paul
Dewey number
745.2/0943
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TS73
LC item number
.B48 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Weimar and now
Series volume
34
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industrial design
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • DESIGN
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • Industrial design
  • Germany
Label
The authority of everyday objects : a cultural history of West German industrial design, Paul Betts
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Illustrations; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Design, the Cold War, and West German Culture; 1. Re-Enchanting the Commodity: Nazi Modernism Reconsidered; 2. The Conscience of the Nation: The New German Werkbund; 3. The Nierentisch Nemesis: The Promise and Peril of Organic Design; 4. Design and Its Discontents: The Ulm Institute of Design; 5. Design, Liberalism, and the State: The German Design Council; 6. Coming in from the Cold: Design and Domesticity; CONCLUSION: Memory and Materialism: The Return of History as Design; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
56732963
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 319 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417544998
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt22jz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56732963
Label
The authority of everyday objects : a cultural history of West German industrial design, Paul Betts
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Illustrations; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Design, the Cold War, and West German Culture; 1. Re-Enchanting the Commodity: Nazi Modernism Reconsidered; 2. The Conscience of the Nation: The New German Werkbund; 3. The Nierentisch Nemesis: The Promise and Peril of Organic Design; 4. Design and Its Discontents: The Ulm Institute of Design; 5. Design, Liberalism, and the State: The German Design Council; 6. Coming in from the Cold: Design and Domesticity; CONCLUSION: Memory and Materialism: The Return of History as Design; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
56732963
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 319 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417544998
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt22jz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56732963

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