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Engines of Change The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860

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ISBN-10: 087474539X

ISBN-13: 9780874745399

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brooke Hindle, Stephen Lubar

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Engines of Changeis based on a Smithsonian Institution exhibit of the same title. The principal theme is the importance of technological transfer. It ventures beyond discussion of machines and tools to consider the effects of geographical dimension, natural resources, business practices, the role of women, ethnic diversity, and education. In this work the authors present a pictorial history of the Industrial Revolution in America, derived from surviving artifacts, historical prints, and other graphic materials. By means of this work they bring about a fuller understanding of the major developments in American technology, business, economics, and labor, tracing the migration of technology…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 10/17/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English