Yankee enterprise, the rise of the American system of manufactures: a symposium
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981 - Business & Economics - 236 pages
Examines the origins and development of the system of mass production and its effects on the American society and economy
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HISTORY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY
WHY IN AMERICA?
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