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Sloss Furnaces and the rise of the Birmingham district : an industrial epic

Author: W David Lewis
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1994.
Series: History of American science and technology series.
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Sloss Furnaces and the Rise of the Birmingham District contradicts earlier interpretations of southern industrialization by showing that Birmingham, which became a leading symbol of the New South, was in fact deeply rooted in the antebellum plantation system and its "peculiar institution," slavery. As Lewis demonstrates, southern businessmen pursued their own indigenous model of economic growth and were selective in  Read more...
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Lewis, W. David (Walter David), 1931-
Sloss Furnaces and the rise of the Birmingham district.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1994
(DLC) 93048178
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W David Lewis
ISBN: 9780817385613 0817385614 0817356681 9780817356682
OCLC Number: 654808738
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 645 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Title: History of American science and technology series.
Responsibility: W. David Lewis.

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