Refining Complex Narratives: Radicalism, Class, and Race During the Second Industrial Revolution

  title={Refining Complex Narratives: Radicalism, Class, and Race During the Second Industrial Revolution},
  author={John McGuire},
  journal={Journal of Urban History},
  pages={910 - 916}
  • John McGuire
  • Published 1 November 2010
  • History
  • Journal of Urban History
The recent severe recession in the United States partially signified the last throes of the Second Industrial Revolution. This economic transformation spurred the rapid urbanization and industrialization of the United States, thus creating the country that existed for most of the twentieth century. The six books under review in this essay vividly demonstrate that the ongoing historical interpretations of this era continue to deepen our understanding, particularly in the complex narratives of… 
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