The Cotton Trade and Industrial Lancashire, 1600-1780

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Manchester University Press, 1965 - Cotton trade
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Contents

By J DE L MANN
109
THE EXPORT TRADE IN COTTON GOODS
145
THUS COTTON INDUSTRY BETWEEN 1740 AND 1780
170
iii The Beginnings of the Canal Age
220
MANCHESTER MERCHANTS AND MANUFACTURERS
241
By A P WADSWORTH
309
THE WEAVERS OF MANCHESTER
324
THE BEGINNINGS or TRADE UNIONISM
340
COMBINATIONS AND STRIKES 175682
355
ii The Suppression of the Weavers Societies 175860
361
THE MANUFACTURING POOR
384
EARLY SPINNING MACHINERY
411
THE INTRODUCTION OF THE FLY SHUTTLE
449
THE SUCCESS OF SPINNING MACHINERY
472
APPENDIX PAGE
509

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