Letters and Politics

Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Today we talk to Joshua B. Freeman about factories, their history, how they developed, how they shape capitalism and how they have shaped our world.

Joshua B. Freeman is a Distinguished Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center of CUNY.  He is the author of several books including American Empire and Working-Class New York, his latest is Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World.

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