Mill Girls of Lowell (Perspectives on History Series)

Mill Girls of Lowell (Perspectives on History Series)

by Jeff Levinson
     
 


The pre-Civil War textile industry in Lowell, Massachusetts exemplified the American industrial revolution and heralded a nationwide shift from farm to factory. During this time, technological innovation, investment capital, entrepreneurship, new methods of industrial organization, and labor provided by ""mill girls"" propelled large-scale manufacturing in an… See more details below

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The pre-Civil War textile industry in Lowell, Massachusetts exemplified the American industrial revolution and heralded a nationwide shift from farm to factory. During this time, technological innovation, investment capital, entrepreneurship, new methods of industrial organization, and labor provided by ""mill girls"" propelled large-scale manufacturing in an important U.S. industry. Mill Girls of Lowell gives insight into the role of mill girls in the story of modernization and industrialization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932663150
Publisher:
History Compass, LLC
Publication date:
02/22/2007
Series:
Perspectives on History Series
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
880,887
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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