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30%OFFCharles R. Morris - The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution - 9781610393577 - V9781610393577
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The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution

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Description for The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution Paperback. From the bestselling author of The Trillion Dollar Meltdown and The Tycoons comes the fascinating, panoramic story of the rise of American industry between the War of 1812 and the Civil War Num Pages: 384 pages, b/w photos and art throughout. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL; HBWJ; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 28. Weight in Grams: 442.
In the first few decades of the nineteenth century, America went from being a largely rural economy, with little internal transportation infrastructure, to a fledgling industrial powerhouse- setting the stage for the vast fortunes that would be made in the golden age of American capitalism. In The Dawn of Innovation, Charles R. Morris vividly brings to life a time when three stupendous American innovations- universal male suffrage, the shift of political power from elites to the middle classes, and a broad commitment to mechanized mass-production- gave rise to the world's first democratic, middle-class, mass-consumption society, a shining beacon to nations ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
PublicAffairs,U.S.
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9781610393577
SKU
V9781610393577
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About Charles R. Morris
Charles R. Morris has written twelve books, including The Coming Global Boom, a New York Times Notable Book of 1990 The Tycoons, a Barron's Best Book of 2005 and The Trillion Dollar Meltdown, winner of the Gerald Loeb Award and a New York Times Bestseller. A lawyer and former banker, Mr. Morris's articles and reviews have appeared in many publications ... Read more

Reviews for The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution
"[A]n illuminating narrative that shows, among much else, what happened when Yankee ingenuity met the Industrial Revolution... Post-Civil War industrialization had an important and largely overlooked predecessor in the first decades of the 19th century. It is a story well worth telling, and Mr. Morris tells it well... The author's in-text illustrations and diagrams are very helpful in showing the ... Read more

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