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Mill Girls of Lowell (Perspectives on History Series)
     

Mill Girls of Lowell (Perspectives on History Series)

by Jeff Levinson (Editor)
 

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

Overview

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
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Raised in Memphis, Jeff Levinson has led canoeing and hiking trips, built furniture, worked on two presidential campaigns, bartended, played sports, coached kids' soccer, done volunteer work, earned graduate degrees, and advised companies in fields of technology, publishing, business skills, and construction procurement. None of that prepared him for being a Dad. Jeff now lives in Boston with his wife and two sons.

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