Midcentury Christmas Stocking Stuffer Edition (Hardcover)

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"The perfect joy-filled stocking stuffer!" —Woman's World


Midcentury America was a wonderland of department stores, suburban cul-de-sacs, and Tupperware parties. At Christmastime, postwar America’s dreams and desires were on full display, from shopping mall Santas to shiny aluminum Christmas trees, from the Grinch to Charlie Brown’s beloved spindly Christmas tree.


With more than 100 colorful illustrations and iconic designs, Sarah Archer celebrates the turning point of Christmas in America, when new technologies and unprecedented prosperity made anything seem possible. Midcentury Christmas is sure to be on everyone’s wish lists.



About the Author


Sarah Archer is a writer and curator who specializes in design and material culture. The author of Midcentury Christmas and The Midcentury Kitchen, she contributes to Slate, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, and newyorker.com. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781682683361
ISBN-10: 1682683362
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: November 6th, 2018
Pages: 192
Language: English