The Culture of Cloth in Early Modern England: Textual Construction of a National Identity
The author begins with the assumption that the wool industry held a crucial place in early modern English economies. However, he looks beyond its role as a factor in England's economic development, focusing on wool cloth as an object of tremendous cultural importance.
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