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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User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Well, this book is required reading for my STS/HIST 5206: History of Technology course. It is an overview of the evolution of mass production within the US I would recommend skimming Chapters 1-7, but focusing on the Introduction and Chapter 8. Read full review

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