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Engines of Change : American Industrial Revolution - 86 edition

Engines of Change : American Industrial Revolution (ISBN10: 087474539X; ISBN13: 9780874745399)
ISBN13: 978-0874745399
ISBN10: 087474539X

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0874745405
ISBN10: 0874745403

Summary: "Drawing on recent scholarship, the authors review the political and technological conditions that helped to create the Industrial Revolution.Theydescribe the transfer of technology from England to America; the mechanization of agriculture and mining; the construction of roads, canals, and railroads;the nature of machine shops, textile mills, and factories; and the 'American System' of mass production and interchangeable parts.They conclude with discussions of u ...show moretopian industrial experiments, the London Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851, and the future of technological competition with Japan and other nations."(Choice)Bibliography.Index. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 86
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
Published: 10/28/1986
International: No



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