Product Details


Title:
From the American System to Mass Production 1800 - 1932 Development of Manufacturing Techn
Author:
David A Hounshell
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins U Press
ISBN or Item #
9780801831584
Date Listed:
2005-02-12 10:25:07
Retail Price:
$31.00
Our Price:
$26.95
Description:
From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States Softcover 5.5x8.5", 440 pp. "'This is an example of the history of technology at its very best. It is also a volume which has a great deal to interest the business historian . . . a superb study replete with new insights and eqully valuable in its parts as in their sum . . . This is an exciting book which deserves the highest praise.' - Business History 'David Hounshell's history of the evolution of American production methods has few rivals: in execution of the theme it has none . . . both the armchair historian and the specialist in the history of technology will find this a highly readable and most informative work.' - Science.