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Endless Novelty:
Specialty Production and American Industrialization, 1865-1925
Philip Scranton

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Tables
Preface
Ch. 1Introduction3
Pt. IEarly Years25
Ch. 2Specialty Manufacturing to 187627
Ch. 3Institutions and the Context for Specialty Production60
Pt. IICentennial to Columbian: Specialty Producers, 1876-189379
Ch. 4The 1876 Exposition and Philadelphia Manufacturing81
Ch. 5Providence and New York: Jewelry, Silverware, and Printing108
Ch. 6Midwestern Specialists: Cincinnati Tools and Grand Rapids Furniture133
Pt. IIIDepression and Advance, 1893-1912161
Ch. 7Chicago and Grand Rapids: Palace Cars and Furniture163
Ch. 8Fashioning the Machine Tool Hub: Cincinnati193
Ch. 9Back East: The Electrical Equipment Industry220
Ch. 10The Perils of Providence Jewelry's Erratic Course241
Ch. 11Workshop of the World: Philadelphia260
Pt. IVDiverging Pathways, 1913-1925295
Ch. 12War, Depression, and Specialty Production into the 1920s297
Ch. 13Looking Ahead344
Notes357
Index407

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