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The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is the history of the steel industry.


Six Superlative Sources

· Library of Congress American Memory Project. Direct link to 118 historical photographs (mostly 1880s-1940s).,magbell,consrvbib,dag,fsaall,papr,papr,pan,gmd,denn,wtc,detr,horyd,hawp:@FIELD(SUBJ+@band(+Steel+industry+))

· Misa, Thomas J. A Nation of Steel: The Making of Modern America, 1865-1925. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

· Reutter, Mark. Sparrows Point: Making Steel -- The Rise and Ruin of American Industrial Might. Summit Books, 1988.

· Serrin, William Homestead. The Glory and Tragedy of an American Steel Town. Vintage Books, 1993.

· Tweedale, Geoffrey. Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield, 1743-1993. Oxford University Press, 1995.

· Wall, Joseph Frazier. Andrew Carnegie. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

Other Excellent Sources

· Bahl, Vinay. The Making of the Indian Working Class: A Case of the Tata Iron and Steel Company, 1880-1946. Sage Publications, 1995.

· Barraclough, Kenneth C. Steelmaking before Bessemer. Metals Society, 1984.

· Barraclough, Kenneth C. Steelmaking, 1850-1900. Institute of Metals, 1990.

· Bell, Thomas. Out of This Furnace. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1976; original edition, 1941.

· Bessemer, Henry. Autobiography. London Offices of Engineering, 1905.

· Birch, Alan. The Economic History of the British Iron and Steel Industry, 1784-1879. Cass, 1967.

· Bridge, James Howard. The Inside History of the Carnegie Steel Company. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.

· Brody, David. Steelworkers in America: The Nonunion Era. Russell, 1970; original edition, 1960.

· Cooling, Benjamin Franklin. Gray Steel and Blue Water Navy: The Formative Years of America's Military-Industrial Complex, 1881-1917. Archon Books, 1979.

· Docherty, Charles. Steel and Steelworkers: The Sons of Vulcan. Heinemann, 1983.

· Eggert, Gerald G. Steelmasters and Labor Reform, 1886-1923. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1981.

· Feldman, Gerald D. Iron and Steel in the German Inflation, 1916-1923. Princeton University Press, 1977.

· Fine, Sidney. Without Blare of Trumpets: Walter Drew, the National Erectors' Association, and the Open Shop Movement, 1903-57. University of Michigan Press, 1995.

· Gordon, Robert B. American Iron, 1607-1900. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

· Hall, Christopher. Steel Phoenix: The Fall and Rise of the U.S. Steel Industry. St. Martin's Press, 1997.

· Hessen, Robert. Steel Titan: The Life of Charles M. Schwab. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990.

· Hogan, William Thomas. Economic History of the Iron and Steel Industry in the United States. Heath, 1971.

· Iida, Kenichi. Origin and Development of Iron and Steel Technology in Japan. United Nations University, 1980.

· Ingham, John N. Making Iron and Steel: Independent Mills in Pittsburgh, 1820-1920. Ohio State University Press, 1991.

· Iverson, Ken, with Tom Varian. Plain Talk: Lessons from a Business Maverick. Wiley, 1998.

· Kawasaki, Tsutomu. Japan's Steel Industry. Tekko Shimbun Sha, 1988.

· Krause, Paul. The Battle for Homestead, 1880-1892: Politics, Culture, and Steel. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992.

· Lauderbaugh, Richard A. American Steel Makers and the Coming of the Second World War. UMI Research Press, 1980.

· Leary, Thomas E., and Elizabeth C. Sholes. From Fire to Rust: Business, Technology, and Work at the Lackawanna Steel Plant, 1899-1983. Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, 1987.

· Livesay, Harold C. Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business. Little, Brown, 1975.

· Modell, Judith Schachter, with photographs by Charlee Brodsky. A Town without Steel: Envisioning Homestead. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998.

· Paskoff, Paul, ed. Iron and Steel in the Nineteenth Century. Facts on File, 1989.

· The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie. PBS American Experience.

· Seely, Bruce, ed. Iron and Steel in the Twentieth Century. Facts on File, 1994.

· Smith, Cyril Stanley. Sources for the History of the Science of Steel, 1532-1786. MIT Press adn the Society for the History of Technology, 1968.

· Spencer, Elaine Glovka. Management and Labor in Imperial Germany: Ruhr Industrialists. Rutgers University Press, 1984.

· Stein, Judith. Running Steel, Running America: Race, Economic Policy and the Decline of Liberalism. University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

· Strohmeyer, John. Crisis in Bethlehem: Big Steel's Struggle to Survive. Adler and Adler, 1986.

· Temin, Peter. Iron and Steel in Nineteenth-Century America: An Economic Inquiry. MIT Press, 1964.

· Tiffany, Paul A. The Decline of American Steel: How Management, Labor, and Government Went Wrong. Oxford University Press, 1988.

· Tolliday, Steven. Business, Banking, and Politics: The Case of British Steel, 1918-1939. Harvard University Press, 1987.

· Tweedale, Geoffrey. Sheffield Steel and America: A Century of Commercial and Technological Interdependence, 1830-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1987.

· Warren, Kenneth. The American Steel Industry, 1850-1970: A Geographical Interpretation. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988; original edition, 1973.

· Warren, Kenneth. Triumphant Capitalism: Henry Clay Frick and the Industrial Transformation of America. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.

· Wengenroth, Ulrich. Enterprise and Technology: The German and British Steel Industries, 1865-1895. Cambridge University Press, 1994.

· Wertime, Theodore A. The Coming of the Age of Steel. University of Chicago Press, 1962.

· Williams, Jon M. A Guide to Iron and Steel: Pictures in the Hagley Museum and Library. Hagley Museum and Library, 1986.

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