The Work Ethic in Industrial America, 1850-1920

@article{Benson1978TheWE,
  title={The Work Ethic in Industrial America, 1850-1920},
  author={Ronald M. Benson and Daniel T. Rodgers},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  year={1978},
  volume={19},
  pages={756}
}
"Rodgers's book is a study of how technology affects ideas. That is the issue to which Rodgers always returns: how did men and women react to the economy of unprecedented plenty that the 19th-century revolution in power and machines had produced? . . . This is certainly . . . one of the most refreshing and penetrating analyses of the relation of diverse levels of 19th-century culture that it has been my pleasure to read in a long time." Carl N. Degler, "Science"" 
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