A NEW ORDER OF THINGS, How the Textile Industry Transformed New England, By Paul E. Rivard

A NEW ORDER OF THINGS
A NEW ORDER OF THINGS
Item# (paperback) ISBN 1-58465-218-7
$24.95

Based on oral histories and archival documents, this book offers a vast, accessible overview of the rise and collapse of an industry that forced New England into the modern age. Lavishly illustrated with photographs. Paul Rivard brings to life the "Mill Girls", as well as explaining the importance of water power and the technical aspects of textile manufacturing. Paperback, 2002, 144 pages.

Also by the same author: Made in Maine.