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Daily Life in the Industrial United States, 1870-1900 (The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series)
Daily life in the Industrial age was ever-changing, unsettling, outright dangerous, and often thrilling. Electric power turned night into day, cities swelled with immigrants from the countryside and from Europe, and great factories belched smoke and beat unnatural rhythms while turning out consumer goods at an astonishing pace. Distance and time condensed as rail travel ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Greenwood
(first published January 1st 2004)
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A fantastic book on the subject, in that it is exactly what the title says. I knew little about the era when I started the book and really feel this was a great way to get a feel for life at the time. If you are researching the time period, I heartily recommend the book.
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