The Nation transformed; the creation of an industrial society. Selected and edited, with introduction and notes by Sigmund Diamond.


New York, G. Braziller, 1963.

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Subjects Civilization.
États-Unis -- Civilisation.
États-Unis -- Conditions sociales.
Social history.
United States -- Civilization.
United States -- Social conditions.
United States.
Description xiv, 528 pages 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1963.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 524-528).
Contents part 1. The transforming influences: Economic changes / David A. Wells -- The factory in civilization / Carroll D. Wright -- The business of a factory / Philip G. Hubert, Jr. -- "Taylorism" / Frederick W. Taylor -- How to run a railroad / Marshall M. Kirkman -- The problem of the trusts / Chicago Conference on Trusts, 1899 -- pt. 2. The businessman: for and against: The expenditure of rich men / E.L. Godkin -- The capitalist finds a champion / Edward Atkinson -- The political economy of $73,000,000 / Henry Demarest Lloyd -- pt. 3. The city and the factory: American factory life / Lucy Larcom -- The working girls of Boston / a report -- The workingman's view of his situation / Conrad Carl, tailor, and Thomas McGuire, truck driver, witnesses -- The workingman's view of labor organization / Abraham Bisno, fare collector and Mrs. J.S. Robb, wife of a nonunion painter, witnesses -- The philosophy of organized labor / Samuel Gompers, witness -- The sweat-shops / a report -- How the other half lives / Jacob A. Riis -- Letters from Welsh immigrants -- The padrone system / a report -- Ward politics and the gangs / Robert A. Woods -- The public school: maker of Americans / Mary Antin -- The newsboys of New York / Helen Campbell -- The small talk of society / Mrs. John Sherwood -- A glimpse of high society / Ward McAllister -- American life and "modern nervousness" / George M. Beard -- part 4. Farmers in an industrial society: Life on the prairie farms / E.V. Smalley -- The condition of the Western farmer / Arthur F. Bentley -- The need for a farmers' organization / W.A. Peffer -- The rise and doom of the Populist Party / Frank Basil Tracy -- part 5. The Negro in American life: Why a colored convention? / Frederick Douglass -- Open letter to President McKinley, 1899 / the colored people of Massachusetts -- part 6. Education for modern society: The high school as preparation for business / Charles H. Thurber -- The immigrant in the primary schools / Jane Addams -- Ethical principles in education / John Dewey -- part 7. The outward reach: Manifest destiny / John Fiske -- King Leopold's soliloquy / Samuel L. Clemens -- part 8. Interpretations of an age: The nineteenth century's legacy to the twentieth / William Graham Sumner -- Social problems / Henry George -- Politico-social functions / Lester F. Ward -- The Christian state / George D. Herron -- Great men, great thoughts, and the environment / William James.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)710936
(OCoLC)ocm00710936
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WorldCat Identities Diamond, Sigmund,
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