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Inventor of the Disposable Culture

Inventor of the Disposable Culture

(2001)
King Camp Gillette 1855-1932
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King Camp Gillette's disposable safety razor revolutionized a time-consuming chore and made its creator a very rich man. In this incisive biography, Tim Dowling examines the contradictions at the heart of the razor king, a socialist utopian who fulminated against the evils of capitalism in his radical tracts, while at the same time zealously embracing his role as the father of the disposable economy.

 
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May 2001 : UK Paperback
Title: Inventor of the Disposable Culture: King Camp Gillette 1855-1932
Author(s): Tim Dowling
ISBN: 0-571-20810-X / 978-0-571-20810-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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