Serrin, William. Homestead: The Glory and Tragedy of an American Steel Town. New York: Vintage, 1992.

Perhaps the single best book for capturing the 20th century in steel: Serrin combines a reporter's eye for a story with the historian's attention to detail to tell an extended case study of Homestead, Pennsylvania.

Referenced in:
Making Steel
Bost Building [1892 Homestead Strike]

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