From Library Journal
Hays here covers the period in which industrialism first stamped itself on American society. He "carefully explains the interrelationships of the multiple sectors of society and indicates clearly how the present institutions came into being" (LJ 7/57). In this second edition, Hayes updates his observations.
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About the Author
Samuel P. Hays is Distinguished Service Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh. His other books include Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency (1959) and Beauty, Health, and Permanence (1989).