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Critical perspectives on the Industrial Revolution

Author: Josh Sakolsky
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2005.
Series: Critical anthologies of nonfiction writing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides a critical look at the cause and effect of the industrial revolution on America and its impact on today's society. As modern man's greatest growth sport, the industrial Revolution ushered in an era unsurpassed in the history of the modern world, from technology to industry to migration. Using an eclectic group of viewpoints including presidential addresses, anonymous testimony, and the perspectives of such  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
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Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Sakolsky
ISBN: 1404200622 9781404200623
OCLC Number: 54415952
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Time, continuity, and change: origins of the revolution --
Science, technology, and society: a changing world --
People, places, and environments: faces of the revolution --
Production, distribution, and consumption: impact of the revolution --
Power, authority, and governance: a new world order --
Culture: the legacy of the revolution.
Series Title: Critical anthologies of nonfiction writing.
Responsibility: edited by Josh Sakolsky.
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Provides a critical look at the cause and effect of the industrial revolution on America and its impact on today's society. As modern man's greatest growth sport, the industrial Revolution ushered in an era unsurpassed in the history of the modern world, from technology to industry to migration. Using an eclectic group of viewpoints including presidential addresses, anonymous testimony, and the perspectives of such figures as Jack London, H.G. Wells, and Henry Ford, this title seeks to understand the scope, origin, and effects of the Industrial Revolution. The reader is drawn into a time and place that is still affecting the world today.

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