Growing American Rubber explores America's quest during tense decades of the twentieth century to identify a viable source of domestic rubber. Straddling international revolutions and world wars, this unique and well-researched history chronicles efforts of leaders in business, science, and government to sever American dependence on foreign suppliers. Although synthetic rubber emerged from World War II as one solution, the issue of ever-diminishing natural resources and the question of how to meet modern-day demands linger today.
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|Size: ||7.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Rutgers University Press|
|Date published: || 2009|
|ISBN: ||9780813548708 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|