The carriage trade :making horse-drawn vehicles in America /Thomas A. Kinney.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-245506

Description

xi, 381 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Carriage industry History.
Fuhrwerk.
Herstellung.

Originator

Kinney, Thomas A., 1968-

Contents

Rich men's vehicles at poor men's prices : the development of a trade and its products -- Knights of the draw knife : the craft origins of horse-drawn vehicle manufacture -- From shop to factory : the industrialization of a trade -- The coming of parts : specialty manufacturing in the wagon and carriage industry -- An empire of taste : the Brewster Carriage dynasty -- A wagon every six minutes : the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company -- From craftsman to assembler? : industrialization and the wagon and carriage worker -- That damned horseless carriage : American carriage makers respond to the automobile.

Publication

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press

Publisher Series

Studies in industry and society
Studies in industry and society.

Description

xi, 381 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-361) and index.

ISBN

0801879469 (alk. paper)
9780801879463 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks HD9709.5.U62 K56 2004

Places

United States
USA.