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Industrialization and the transformation of American life : a brief introduction

Author: Jonathan Rees
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2015.
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This book provides a descriptive, episodic yet analytical synthesis of industrialization in America. It integrates analysis of the profound economic and social changes taking place during the period between 1877 and the start of the Great Depression. The text is supported by 30 case studies to illustrate the underlying principles of industrialization that cumulatively convey a comprehensive understanding of the era.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rees, Jonathan.
Industrialization and the Transformation of American Life: A Brief Introduction.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Rees
ISBN: 9781317468059 1317468058 9781315703503 1315703505
OCLC Number: 904437652
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Dedication; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1. Varieties of Industrialization; The Edgar Thomson Works of the Carnegie Steel Company; The Triangle Shirtwaist Company; The Washburn "A" Flour Mill; Chapter 2. The Labor Question; The Knights of Labor; The American Federation of Labor; The Industrial Workers of the World; Chapter 3. Immigration; The Chinese Exclusion Act; The Alien Contract Labor Law and Other Immigration Regulation; The Dillingham Commission; Chapter 4. Urbanization; The Columbian Exhibition and the Real Chicago. Streetcar SuburbsStructural Steel and the Elevator; Chapter 5. The West; Refrigerated Transport; Factories in the Fields; The Dawes Severalty Act and Native American Education; Chapter 6. Environment; Oysters; The Destruction of the Longleaf Pine; Industrialization and the Origins of American Environmentalism; Chapter 7. Transportation; The Power of the Locomotive; Railroad Space, Railroad Time; Steamships; Chapter 8. The Politics of Industrialization; The Sherman Antitrust Act; Populism; The Progressive Movement; Chapter 9. Reform; Taylorism; Fordism; Welfare Capitalism; Epilogue. Selected BibliographyIndex; About the Author.
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This book provides a descriptive, episodic yet analytical synthesis of industrialization in America. It integrates analysis of the profound economic and social changes taking place during the period between 1877 and the start of the Great Depression. The text is supported by 30 case studies to illustrate the underlying principles of industrialization that cumulatively convey a comprehensive understanding of the era.

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