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American Iron 1607 1900

ISBN 10 : 0801868165
ISBN 13 : 9780801868160

By applying their abundant natural resources to ironmaking early in the eighteenth century, Americans soon made themselves felt in world markets. After the Revolution, ironmakers s..


Workers In America

ISBN 10 : 9781598847185
ISBN 13 : 159884718X

This encyclopedia traces the evolution of American workers and labor organizations from pre-Revolutionary America through the present day. * Suggested reading for each entry, inclu..



The Republic Of Nature

ISBN 10 : 9780295804149
ISBN 13 : 0295804149

In the dramatic narratives that comprise The Republic of Nature, Mark Fiege reframes the canonical account of American history based on the simple but radical premise that nothing ..


A Landscape Transformed

ISBN 10 : 0195351894
ISBN 13 : 9780195351897

This book examines the industrial ecology of 200 years of ironmaking with renewal energy resources in northwestern Connecticut. It focuses on the cultural context of people's decis..



Mastering Iron

ISBN 10 : 9780226448596
ISBN 13 : 0226448592

Veins of iron run deep in the history of America. Iron making began almost as soon as European settlement, with the establishment of the first ironworks in colonial Massachusetts. ..