The Rise of Industry: 18601900, Christopher Collier; James Lincoln Collier
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The Rise of Industry: 18601900

Author: Christopher Collier; James Lincoln Collier

Series: The Drama of American History Series #2000

Narrator: Jim Manchester

Unabridged: 2 hr 11 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 08/01/2013

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - History - United States - 19th Century

Synopsis

History is dramatic-and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and tribulations that led to the birth of this great nation. The Rise of Industry gives a detailed account of the industrialization of America in the last decades of the nineteenth century. It includes descriptions of the technological advances of the late 1800s, poor working conditions, the rise of large corporations and labor unions, and eventual government regulation.

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