Brown, Patrick. Industrial Pioneers: Scranton, Pennsylvania and the Transformation of America, 1840-1902. Archbald, PA : Tribute Books, 2010.

Examines Scranton as a crucible of change and conflict during the industrial revolution, and offers key insights into the process of transition from an agricultural to an industrial economy, and the class tensions that accompanied dramatic social change. The author offers important insights on the notion of citizenry and an emerging world view for the industrial age.

Referenced in:
The Peopling of Pennsylvania: The Creation of a Multicultural Society

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