This three-volume set concludes ABC-CLIO's groundbreaking series on the Industrial Revolution as it played out in the United States, offering volumes on the communications industry and the agriculture and meatpacking industries-plus a concluding overview volume on the causes, courses, and interconnections among the industries that brought such dramatic change to our lives.
* Sidebars take readers deeper into fascinating topics, such as the role of the railroads in the rise of Chicago's meatpacking industry and in the spread of the telegraph
* Biographical sketches of larger-than-life entrepreneurs including Samuel F. B. Morse, Cyrus McCormick, and Philip Armour
Number of pages: 901
Weight: 1819 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 70 mm
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