Books by Carol Sheriff

Released: July 1, 1996

"Though lacking the humanist expansiveness that adds literary heft, this study succeeds in providing early examples of some still unresolved problems of a capitalist democracy—the place of the worker and the responsibilities of state and business to a community. (drawings and maps, not seen)"
An enligihtening work of social history that makes a now familiar feature of the American landscape the focus of an exploration of 19th-century perceptions of progress, politics, and the common good. Read full book review >