From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984 - Mass production - 411 pages
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User Review  - mdobe - LibraryThing

Glenn Porter notes in his forward that Hounshell demonstrates the spread of "mass production technologies": The techniques were spread and improved by a close-knit network of key mechanics, who moved ... Read full review

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An amazing study of the development of American manufacturing, from early Springfield Muskets to Ford Model As. The centerpiece of the story is the evolution of the "armory system" or the "American ... Read full review

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