The response to Jan Lindenberger"s first book on the memorabilia of the 50s & 60s has been overwhelming. For those who wished to see more we present this wonderful volume, now newly revised and expanded with current pricing information. As odd as it may seem, the cold war had a strong influence in our kitchens; the companies that were major defense contractors also made kitchen appliances. They took that button that everyone feared and put it into kitchen appliances as push buttons. They proclaimed that these appliances were complex, competent, powerful, and would release you from household drudgery. A new style of life and work was developing and manufacturers wanted to "lighten our load" with the "household conveniences." The 50s and 60s are back in vogue. Their fun, warm, daring motifs make them a favorite of today"s decorators. Antique shops are beginning to display more and more of the items of this era. The 50s & 60s Kitchen: A Handbook & Price Guide will help expand your knowledge of the era. Its color photographs of nearly 400 items will assist you in identifying your collectibles and will be invaluable in pricing them.