"America and the New Epoch," 1916

Summary

Charles Steinmetz authored influential scientific articles, theories, and textbooks that helped shape the electrical engineering profession and improve the American electrical industry. He also wrote about popular issues. In 1916, Steinmetz published his theory of corporate socialism, America and the New Epoch. He believed electrical engineering could bring about social change and predicted that universal electrification would improve standards of living.

Charles Steinmetz authored influential scientific articles, theories, and textbooks that helped shape the electrical engineering profession and improve the American electrical industry. He also wrote about popular issues. In 1916, Steinmetz published his theory of corporate socialism, America and the New Epoch. He believed electrical engineering could bring about social change and predicted that universal electrification would improve standards of living.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1916

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

00.1399.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Technique

Printing process
Bookbinding (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Black (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 5.25 in

Inscriptions

inside front cover, facing page: My sister Clara W. Steinmetz / with the compliments of Charles P. Steinmetz / Dec 24th 1916

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