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Lives of the Philadelphia engineers : capital, class, and revolution, 1830-1890

Author: Andrew Dawson
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2004.
Series: Modern economic and social history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume interweaves a history of the social and economic development of the largest centre of machine building in 19th century America with the dramatic political narrative of sectional conflict,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dawson, Andrew, 1948-
Lives of the Philadelphia engineers.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2004
(OCoLC)607165712
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Dawson
ISBN: 0754633969 9780754633969
OCLC Number: 51306172
Description: xii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Philadelphia style; Inside the workshop - production, authority and resistance; Industrial biography; A subaltern class; Reconstructing the city; Apprenticeship, the habits of industry, and the public schools; The decline of Philadelphia engineering and the origin of scientific management; Building machines, changing worlds
Series Title: Modern economic and social history series.
Responsibility: Andrew Dawson.

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