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Chapter 11: Boston, the explosion of machines (1890-1929)

Latest update : 2009-03-31

At the end of the 19th century, Boston, on the east coast of the United States, became the centre of global trade and industry, thanks notably to the combination of oil, the internal combustion engine, and the motor car.

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Date created : 2009-03-31

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