Item Details

The Rise of Capitalism [electronic resource]

produced by WGBH, Boston
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis.
Performers
Presented by Professor Donald L. Miller, Professor of History, Lafayette College.
Release Date
2000
Run Time
30 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
  • Website contains key events, map, transcript and webography.
  • Lecture series introduces the dynamic process of American history with first-person narratives, photos, film footage, documents and round-table discussions that reveal the nature of historical research itself.
  • Coordinated with "A People and a Nation," 6th edition, published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Series
A Biography of America
Biography of America
Series Statement
A Biography of America ; 7
Biography of America ; 7
ISBN
1576802027 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2000.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details

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