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A nation of steel : the making of modern America, 1865-1925

Author: Thomas J Misa
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Series: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the age of railroads through the building of the first battleships, from the first skyscrapers to the dawning of the age of the automobile, steelmakers proved central to American industry, building, and transportation. In "A Nation of Steel" Thomas Misa explores the complex interactions between steelmaking and the rise of the industries that have characterized modern America. "A Nation of Steel" offers a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Misa, Thomas J.
Nation of steel.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999, ©1995
(OCoLC)40811042
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Misa
ISBN: 0801860520 9780801860522
OCLC Number: 924270448
Notes: "Johns Hopkins paperbacks edition, 1999"--Title page verso.
Originally published: 1995.
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 367 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: Making of modern America, 1865-1925
Responsibility: Thomas J. Misa.

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