The Second Industrial Divide

  title={The Second Industrial Divide},
  author={W. Diebold and M. Piore and C. Sabel},
  journal={Foreign Affairs},
This is a book unlikely to be read by historians. Or rather, they may read it, but in their capacity as citizens concerned as the book's subtitle puts it about "Possibilities for Prosperity." The Second Industrial Divide is indeed a work of contemporary analysis. Like other books this publishing season, it is intended to give us the lowdown about the economic crisis of the 1980s. But this one is also very much a work of history. The book is remarkable in general for its intellectual breadth… Expand
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