The Cotton Trade and Industrial Lancashire, 1600-1780

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Manchester University Press, 1931 - Cotton growing - 539 pages
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Contents

CHAP
3
CHAP
28
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY CAPITALISM
29
ii A Network of Middlemen
36
iii Small Masters and Journeymen
49
FIRST STEPS IN THE TRANSITION TO THE FACTORY SYSTEM
97
INDIAN INFLUENCES ON THE COTTON TRADE
111
THE BEGINNINGS OF CALICO PRINTING
129
THE TRANSITION TO INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM
284
CHAP
298
THE INDUSTRIAL POPULATION
311
THE WEAVERS OF MANCHESTER
324
i The Dutch Loom Weavers
333
THE BEGINNINGS OF TRADE UNIONISM
340
ii The Lancashire Weavers Combinations
355
ii The Suppression of the Weavers Societies 175860
361

THE EXPORT TRADE IN COTTON GOODS
145
THE COTTON INDUSTRY BETWEEN 1740 AND 1780
170
THE FRENCH COTTON INDUSTRY AND ITS RELATIONS WITH
193
BOOK III
209
iii The Beginnings of the Canal
220
ii The Raw Materials
232
MANCHESTER MERCHANTS AND MANUFACTURERS
241
THE COUNTRY MANUFACTURERS
261
THE MANUFACTURING POOR
384
i The Defences of the Employer
395
EARLY SPINNING MACHINERY
411
THE INTRODUCTION OF THE FLY SHUTTLE
449
THE SUCCESS OF SPINNING MACHINERY
472
APPENDIX PAGE
509
INDEX
525

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