The Dark Side of Civilization
Even before the famous work "How the other Half Lives" would raise awareness of working class
Conditions in 1890, Chamberlain was speaking out on the vastly expanding divide from the lower classes and the
wealthy. He could see the American dream of education, land ownership and the self employed craftsman slipping away.
But in spite of all of this he retained a hope for a future of new ideas and new technology.
Unfortunately this is just an abstract of his speech.