The Two Souls of American Democracy

  title={The Two Souls of American Democracy},
  author={R. Oestreicher},
In the closing decades of the nineteenth century and the first quarter of the twentieth century, in most of the industrialized world, large-scale mass production provoked increasing class conflict and accelerated the political mobilization of the working class. Large-scale, capital-intensive industries concentrated workers in strategic urban areas where they came in contact with radical intellectuals and were socialized into the shopfloor cultures of earlier generations of working-class… Expand