The Genesis of Industrial America, 1870-1920

The Genesis of Industrial America, 1870-1920

by Maury Klein
     
 

This book, first published in 2007, offers a bold interpretation of American business history at the dawn of big business, 1870–1920.See more details below

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This book, first published in 2007, offers a bold interpretation of American business history at the dawn of big business, 1870–1920.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521859783
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2007
Series:
Cambridge Essential Histories Series
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: a hothouse for economic growth; 1. The marvel of men and machines; 2. The lure of lovely and lucrative land; 3. The defeat of distance and desolation; 4. The potential of plentiful power; 5. The fabrication of familiar forms; 6. The burden of bargaining with behemoths; 7. The collision of city and country; 8. The mastery of mass markets; Epilogue: the boundaries of big business.

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