History of manufactures in the United States ... by Victor S. Clark; with an introductory note by Henry W. Farnam.

1929 ed.. New York Published for the Carnegie Institution of Washington by the McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1929.

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Subjects Industries -- United States -- History.
Manufactures -- United States -- History.
United States.
Series Carnegie Inst. of Washington.
Description 3 volumes plates, maps, tables, diagrams 27 cm.
Copyright Date 1929.
Notes "Part of a series of Contributions to the economic history of the United States, begun under the Development of economics and sociology of the Carnegie institution of Washington and continued by the Board of research associates in American economic history."--Introductory note.
"These volumes comprise a revision of ... History of manufactures in the United States 1607-1860, published ... in 1916 ... a continuation of this history down to 1914 ... and additional chapters reviewing the principal facts of our manufacturing development from the beginning of the world war to the present time."--Preface.
Includes bibliographical references (volume 3, pages 400-442).
Also issued online.
Contents Vol. 1. 1607-1860. European background to Colonial manufacturers : influence of natural resources and markets -- British policy and colonial manufacturers -- Colonial legislation affecting manufactures -- Influence of natural resources upon colonial manufactures -- Influence of transportation and markets upon colonial manufactures -- Currency and prices -- The relation of capital and labor to the progress of colonial manufactures -- Technology and organization of colonial manufactures -- The political propaganda of home industry and manufactures during the revolution -- Foreign influences affecting American manufactures after 1790 -- Domestic policies and legislation affecting manufactures -- Raw materials and manufactures, 1790-1860 -- The relation of transportation and markets to manufactures -- Capital, profits, and wages in manufactures -- Technical progress of manufactures, 1790-1860 -- Organization of manufactures, 1790-1860 -- Distribution and volume of manufactures -- Manufacture of metals -- Textiles -- Review of the pioneer period -- Vol. 2. 1860-1893. part 1. The Civil War. Leading tendencies in industrial world development, 1860-1914 -- Business conditions in the North, 1860-1865 -- Metallurgical and engineering industries in the North, 1860-1865 -- Textile and general manufacturing in the North, 1860-1861 -- Manufacturing in the Confederacy -- part 2. Reconstruction. Business conditions during Reconstruction -- Iron and steel making -- Iron and steel manufacturing -- Engineering industries -- Cotton manufacture -- Manufacture of wool, silk and minor textiles -- Miscellaneous manufactures -- Resume of the war and Reconstruction period -- part 3. Big industry in the making. Business conditions from 1873-1893 -- General aspects of industrial life -- Geography of manufacturing -- Iron mines and the ore trade -- Blast furnaces in the North and the West -- New iron industry of the South -- Iron making -- Steel making -- Iron plants and processes -- Steel plants and processes -- Organization in the iron and steel industry -- Costs, prices and trade conditions -- Marketing methods and foreign competition -- Armor, ordnance and ships -- Rails and rolling stock -- Iron and steel shapes -- Machinery and tools -- Non-ferrous metal manufactures -- Electrical industries -- General aspects of the cotton manufacture -- Statistics and geography of the cotton manufacture -- Trade conditions in the cotton manufacture -- The wool manufacture -- Geographical and trade conditions in the wool manufacture -- Manufacture of carpets, knit goods and clothing -- Manufacture of silk and minor textiles -- Manufacture of leather, leather goods and rubber -- Manufactures of wood -- Cement, pottery and glass -- Food, drink and tobacco -- Industrial fuels and miscellaneous manufactures -- Some industrial retrospects, 1873-1893 -- Vol. 3. 1893-1928. General characteristics of the period from 1893 to 1914 -- Manufacture of pig iron -- Steel making in the eastern states -- Newer steel centers and the great consolidation -- Statistical and technical features of the iron and steel industry -- Miscellaneous features of the iron and steel industry -- Commercial features of the iron and steel industries -- Iron and steel shapes -- Engineering industries -- The automobile and the dynamo -- Cotton manufacture -- Wool manufacture -- Silk manufacture -- Minor textiles and allied industries -- Leather and the rubber manufacture -- Manufactures of wood -- Cement, clay, and glass -- Manufacture of food, drink, and tobacco -- Industrial fuels and miscellaneous manufactures -- The World War episode -- Post-bellum development -- Conclusion.
volume 1. 1607-1860.--v.2. 1860-1893.--v.3. 1893-1928.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)234287
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Clark, Victor S. 1868-1946.
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