Rockdale: The Growth of an American Village in the Early Industrial Revolution

Rockdale The Growth of an American Village in the Early Industrial Revolution A celebrated triumph of historiography Rockdale tells the story of the Industrial Revolution as it was experienced by the men women and children of the cotton manufacturing town of Rockdale Pennsy

  • Title: Rockdale: The Growth of an American Village in the Early Industrial Revolution
  • Author: Anthony F.C. Wallace
  • ISBN: 9780803298538
  • Page: 299
  • Format: Paperback
  • A celebrated triumph of historiography, Rockdale tells the story of the Industrial Revolution as it was experienced by the men, women, and children of the cotton manufacturing town of Rockdale, Pennsylvania The lives of workers, managers, inventors, owners, and entrepreneurs are brilliantly illuminated by Anthony F C Wallace, who also describes the complex technology thA celebrated triumph of historiography, Rockdale tells the story of the Industrial Revolution as it was experienced by the men, women, and children of the cotton manufacturing town of Rockdale, Pennsylvania The lives of workers, managers, inventors, owners, and entrepreneurs are brilliantly illuminated by Anthony F C Wallace, who also describes the complex technology that governed all of Rockdale s townspeople Wallace examines the new relationships between employer and employee as work and workers moved out of the fields into the closed in world of the spinning mule, the power loom, and the mill office He brings to light the impassioned battle for the soul of the mill worker, a struggle between the exponents of the Enlightenment and Utopian Socialism, on the one hand, and, on the other, the ultimately triumphant champions of evangelical Christianity.

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    2. Excerpted as "The Fraternity of Mechanicians" in Gary Kornblith, ed The Industrial Revolution in America (1998)Wallace contributes an understanding of the collective nature of technological innovation. "The production machines -- the machines that transformed raw materials into consumer products, that generated power, that propelled bullets -- were made by a small group of highly skilled men " (p.23)Not only did the Mechanicians build machines, they built machine tools that built machines. As op [...]

    3. A. Synopsis: Rockdale is a collection of seven cotton mills in Pennsylvania. This community study serves as a symbol of the early phase of the IR (1825-1850). Part 1: Describes the spinning and weaving machines and their inventors, the families who bought the machines and their way of life. Part 2: Cultural and political results of industrialization. He sees it as a contest between Enlightenment rationalism and utopian socialism on the one hand and evangelical Protestantism on the other. Protest [...]

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