An impressive set of books on the Industrial Revolution, these comprehensive volumes cover the history of steam shipping, iron and steel production, and railroads-three interrelated enterprises that helped shift the Industrial Revolution into overdrive.
* Sidebars-many featuring primary documents-include topics such as Mark Twain's days as a river pilot, Andrew Carnegie's libraries, and the impact of railroads on immigration, giving students fascinating insights into key issues and figures
* Includes in-depth biographical profiles and a comprehensive index of people, places, and key terms for easy access to information on specific topics
Number of pages: 877
Weight: 1515 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 62 mm
"The writing is high quality and often engaging, interspersed with quotes from the time period and excellent photos to support the text ... This is an even handed look at the positives and negatives of an important time in United States history." - Library Media Connection
"This set does an excellent job of reaching the stated objective and would be a good choice for both school and public libraries." - American Reference Books Annual
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