The Cotton Trade and Industrial Lancashire 1600-1780

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Manchester University Press, 1931 - Cotton machinery - 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
INDUSTRIAL EXPANSION
71
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
THE BEGINNINGS OF TRADE UNIONISM
340
COMBINATIONS AND STRIKES 175682
355
THE MANUFACTURING POOR
384
ii The Defences of the Employer
395

THE EXPORT TRADE IN COTTON GOODS
145
THE COTTON INDUSTRY BETWEEN 1740 AND 1780
170
By A P WADSWORTH
209
iii The Beginnings of the Canal
220
ii The Raw Materials
232
MANCHESTER MERCHANTS AND MANUFACTURERS
241
THE COUNTRY MANUFACTURERS
261
384
405
EARLY SPINNING MACHINERY
411
THE INTRODUCTION OF THE FLY SHUTTLE
449
THE SUCCESS OF SPINNING MACHINERY
472
iii The Carding Machine in Lancashire
486
APPENDIX PAGE
509
INDEX
525

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