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Ingenious Yankees : The Rise of the American System of Manufactures in the Private Sector / Donald R. Hoke.

Author/Creator:
Hoke, Donald R., author., Author,
Publication:
New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [1990]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (346 pages)
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Language:
In English.
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Explores the origins of the American system of manufacturing in the 18th century through an interpretation of evidence drawn from manufactured objects such as wooden movement clocks, axes, typewriters, and watches.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Meanwhile, Over in the Private Sector...
2. Wooden Movement Clock Manufacturing in Connecticut, 1807-1850
3. Elisha K. Root and Axe Manufacturing at the Collins Company, 1830-1849
4. Typewriter Manufacturing, 1853-1924
5. The Development of Watch Manufacturing at the Waltham Watch Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1849-1910
6. The American System in Perspective: The Public and the Private Sectors
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 30. Aug 2021)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780231884457
OCLC:
1100437760
Publisher Number:
10.7312/hoke91584 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.