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The texture of industry : an archaeological view of the industrialization of North America

Author: Robert B Gordon; Patrick M Malone
Publisher: New York ; Oxford, [England] : Oxford University Press, 1997. ©1994
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study looks at the industrialization of North America from the perspective of the industrial archaeologist. Using material evidence, it examines manufacturing technology, transportation systems and the effects of industrialization on the land.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gordon, Robert B. (Robert Boyd), 1929-
Texture of industry : an archaeological view of the industrialization of North America.
New York ; Oxford, [England] : Oxford University Press, 1997, c1994
xi, 442 pages
92017396
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Gordon; Patrick M Malone
ISBN: 9780195354829 0195354826 1280453486 9781280453489 0198022530 9780198022534
OCLC Number: 1108846928
Description: 1 online resource (457 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction; 1. Industrial Archaeology; 2. Components of Industry; 3. Wood and Water; 4. Coal, Canals, Railways, and Industrial Cities; 5. Scarce Metals and Petroleum; 6. Countryside, Shops, and Ships; 7. Fuel and Materials; 8. The Factory; 9. Work in Factories; Bibliography; Place and Site Index; Subject Index
Responsibility: Robert B. Gordon, Patrick M. Malone.

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This study looks at the industrialization of North America from the perspective of the industrial archaeologist. Using material evidence, it examines manufacturing technology, transportation systems and the effects of industrialization on the land.

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