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Made in the USA. And China. And England. And . . .

March 28, 2018 | Book Beat, Graduate Center, Queens College

The history of factories is an epic story with thousands of moving parts: A story of invention and innovation, progress and exploitation with vast economic, political, social and cultural consequences across continents and centuries. Joshua Freeman, a distinguished professor of history at Queens College and The Graduate Center, tells it all in his acclaimed new book, Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World.

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