The Cotton Trade and Industrial Lancashire, 1600-1780

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Manchester University Press, 1965 - Cotton trade
 

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Contents

CHAP
28
BOOK II
109
ii The State of the Industry on the Eve of Machine
173
iii The Supply of Raw Cotton
183
THE INDUSTRIAL POPULATION
311
THE WEAVERS OF MANCHESTER
324
THE BEGINNINGS OF TRADE UNIONISM
340
COMBINATIONS AND STRIKES 175682
355
THE MANUFACTURING POOR
384
ii The Defences of the Employer
395
THE TRANSITION TO MACHINE SPINNING
409
THE INTRODUCTION OF THE FLY SHUTTLE
449
THE SUCCESS OF SPINNING MACHINERY
472
APPENDIX PAGE
509
488
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