From Congregation Town to Industrial City: Culture and Social Change in a Southern Community

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In 1835, Winston and Salem was a well-ordered, bucolic, and attractive North Carolina town. A visitor could walk up Main Street from the village square and get a sense of the quiet Moravian community that had settled here. Yet, over the next half-century, this idyllic village was to experience dramatic changes. The Industrial Revolution calls forth images of great factories, mills, and machinery; yet, the character of the Industrial Revolution went beyond mere changes in modes of production. It meant the radical ...

From Congregation Town to Industrial City: Culture and Social Change in a Southern Community 1997, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814780862

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