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    DescriptionIn the thirty years after the Civil War, the United States blew by Great Britain to become the greatest economic power in world history. That is a well-known period in history, when titans like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and J. P. Morgan walked the earth. But as Charles R. Morris shows us, the platform for that spectacular growth spurt was built in the first half of the century. By the 1820s, America was already the world's most productive manufacturer and the most intensely commercialized society in history. The War of 1812 jump-started the great New England cotton mills, the iron centers in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, and the forges around the Great Lakes. In the decade after the War, the Midwest was opened by entrepreneurs. In this book, Morris paints a vivid panorama of a new nation buzzing with the work of creation. He also points out the parallels and differences in the nineteenth century American/British standoff and that between China and America today.


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    Title
    The Dawn of Innovation
    Subtitle
    The First American Industrial Revolution
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles R. Morris, Narrator David Colacci
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781452659800
    ISBN 10: 145265980X
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: HBLL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.8A
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK, KCZ
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ERLY18
    BIC subject category V2: HBWJ
    B&T General Subject: 430
    BIC subject category V2: BGBA
    BISAC V2.8: BUS023000, HIS036040
    Ingram Subject Code: JV
    Libri: I-JV
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55500
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 338.09730903
    DC23: 338.0973
    DC22: 338.097309/034
    LC classification: HC105 .M73 2012D
    Thema V1.0: NHWR3, NHWR, KCZ, NHK, DNBB1
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M, 3MN, 3MNQS
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    23 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Charles R. Morris is the "New York Times" bestselling author of several books, including "American Catholic," "The Sages," and "The Tycoons." David Colacci has worked as a narrator for over fifteen years, during which time he has won "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, earned Audie nominations, and been included on Best of Year lists by such publications as "Publishers Weekly," "AudioFile" magazine, and "Library Journal."
    Review quote
    "The author is at his best when he focuses on the people behind the technology. . . . Morris' research is thorough. . . . Ambitious." ---Kirkus