Illustrated history of rocking chairs. Covers origins ("We all know that the rocking chair is a distinctly American passion, its origins, however, are less clear."), precursors (such as the Swedish gungstol and British Windsor rocker), and modern and contemporary chairs (such as Thonet bentwood rockers, Eames rocking chairs, and an Italian rocking stool). Also includes images of rocking chairs from a 2002 design competition. From Designboom.