Industrializing Antebellum America: The Rise of Manufacturing Entrepreneurs in the Early Republic

Industrializing Antebellum America: The Rise of Manufacturing Entrepreneurs in the Early Republic

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Overview

Industrializing Antebellum America: The Rise of Manufacturing Entrepreneurs in the Early Republic by B. Tucker, Kenneth H. Tucker

This book explores the rise of manufacturing through the beliefs and practices of key industrialists and their families, exploring how they represented the diverse possibilities for the organization of a new industrial society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403984807
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/14/2008
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Barbara M. Tucker is Professor of History and Director of the Center for Connecticut Studies at Eastern Connecticut State University. She is the author of Samuel Slater and the Origins of the American Textile Industry. Kenneth H. Tucker, Jr. is Professor of Sociology at Mount Holyoke College. He is the author of French Revolutionary Syndicalism and the Public Sphere, Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory, and Classical Social Theory: A Contemporary Approach.

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