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The last shift : the decline of handloom weaving in nineteenth-century Lancashire
The last shift : the decline of handloom weaving in nineteenth-century Lancashire
Timmins, Geoffrey1993
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Charts and assesses the decline of handloom weaving in Lancashire in the 19th century, taking into account evidence from various sources that indicate that steam-powered mechanization was, in fact, confined to only a few economic sectors. Comparative material from other countries is used.
Imprint:
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, c1993.
Collation:
xi,253p. : ill., maps, plans ; 24cm.
Notes:
Includes index.Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780719037252
Dewey class:
338.47677028242094276677.02824LM312
Local class:
S/J41
Language:
English
Index terms:
weavers weaving textiles cotton industry hand loom select powerloom little bolton caddow qulit samuel crompton Deane Egerton Entwistle Horwich Turton Westhoughton
BRN:
102774
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