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The Rational factory : architecture, technology, and work in America's age of mass production

Author: Lindy Biggs; Johns Hopkins University.
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : The Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1996.
Series: Studies in industry and society, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is argued in this text, that the design of the factory was a crucial factor in the development of American mass production. This interdisciplinary study examines attempts to rationalize the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindy Biggs; Johns Hopkins University.
ISBN: 0801852617 9780801852619
OCLC Number: 807119885
Description: XIII, 202 p. : il
Series Title: Studies in industry and society, 11.
Responsibility: Lindy Biggs.

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