European Women and Preindustrial Craft

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Daryl M. Hafter
Indiana University Press, 1995 - Business & Economics - 204 pages
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Examines key 18th and 19th-century industries, including spinning, weaving, calico painting, and the lingerie trade. This volume shows how women adopted or rejected new technology in various situations, helping maintain social peace during profound economic dislocation.

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Daryl M. Hafter is Professor Emerita of History at Eastern Michigan University. She is the editor of European Women and Preindustrial Craft (1995).

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