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Sources Elsewhere: Industrial Revolution
From Our Library: Books on Industrial Revolution
Below are just some examples of the library's materials on industrial revolution.
A History of Technology by
Call Number: REF 609 HIS Vols. 1-5
Publication Date: 1954-1958
v. 1. From early times to fall of ancient empires. -- v. 2. The Mediterranean civilizations and the Middle Ages, c. 700 B.C. to c. 1500 A.D. -- v. 3. From the Renaissance to the industrial revolution, c. 1500-c. 1750. -- v. 4. The industrial revolution, c. 1750 to c. 1850. -- v. 5. The late nineteenth century, c. 1850 to c. 1900.
Call Number: 338.7 LAC
Publication Date: 1986-06-01
Spanning more than one hundred years and four generations, this biography of Henry Ford, the automobile company he created, and the dynasty he founded, reflects the rise of industrial America and the American dream.
John D. Rockefeller: Robber Baron or Industrial Statesman? by
Call Number: 330.973 LAT
Publication Date: 1949
The Muckrakers / John T. Flynn -- The Standard Oil Company / Ida M. Tarbell -- The Robber Barons / Matthew Josephson -- Some experiences in the oil business / John D. Rockefeller -- Rebates and Standard Oil / Allan Nevins -- The old self-interest / Henry Demarest Lloyd -- A general evaluation / Allan Nevins -- John D. : an academy portrait / Lewis Galantière -- Wealth against commonwealth, 1894 and 1944 / Chester McA. Destler -- Letter to the editor of the American Historical Review / Allan Nevins.
The Industrial Revolution by
Call Number: REF 330.0 FRA
Publication Date: 2006-04-06
First-hand documents trace the history of the Industrial Revolution and highlight the economic, social, and personal changes that occurred throughout the period.
From Our Library: Books on Technologies
Technology in World Civilization by
Call Number: 609 PAC
Publication Date: 1991-07-01
An age of Asian technology, AD 700-1100 -- Before the Mongols -- Movements West, 1150-1490 -- Conquest in the Americas, and Asian trade -- Gunpowder empires, 1450-1650 -- Concepts in technology, 1550-1750 -- Three industrial movements, 1700-1815 -- Guns and rails : Asia, Britain and America -- Railroad empires, 1850-1940 -- Scientific revolutions and technical dreams -- Survival technology in the twentieth century.
Below are just some examples of the library's materials on technologies.
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