Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on July 14, 2012

in Complexity & Emergence, Growth, History, Standard of Living, Work

… is from page xv of Thomas J. Schlereth’s 1991 book, Victorian America:

In the [1876] Centennial’s Machinery Hall, individual leather makers crafted horse saddles, completing one every two days; at the [1915] Panama-Pacific Exposition, industrial laborers working on an assembly line built a new Ford every half hour.

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