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Industrial Revolutions: The Textile Industries, Volume 8 / Edition 1

Industrial Revolutions: The Textile Industries, Volume 8 / Edition 1

by D. T. Jenkins


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ISBN-13: 9780631181194
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/31/1994
Series: Industrial Revolutions Series , #8
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

D. T. Jenkins is Senior Lecturer in Economic and Social History, University of York.

Table of Contents

General editor's introduction: R. A. Church and E. A. Wrigley.

Introduction: D. T. Jenkins.

1. Textile growth: D. C. Coleman.

2. Proto-industrialization: the first phase of theindustrialization process: Franklin F. Mendels.

3. An innovation and its diffusion: the 'new draperies': D. C.Coleman.

4. The supremacy of the Yorkshire cloth industry in theeighteenth century: R. G. Wilson.

5. Proto-industrialisation: the case of the West Riding wooltextile industry in the eighteenth century and early nineteenthcenturies: P. Hudson.

6. Hargreaves, Arkwright and Crompton. Why three inventors?: R.L. Hills.

7. Concentration and specialization in the Lancaster cottonindustry, 1825-1850: A. J. Taylor.

8. Labour, power and the size of firms in Lancashire cotton inthe second quaretr of the nineteenth century: V. A. C. Gatrell.

9. Financial Restraints on the growth of firms in the cottonindustry 1790-1850.: S. D. Chapman.

10. The rise of protection and the English linen trade,1690-1790: N. B. Harte.

11. Technology, transaction costs, and the transition to factoryproduction in the British silk industry, 1700-1870: S. R. H.Jones.

12. Enterprise and innovation in the British hosiery industry,1750-1850: S. D. Chapman.

13. Managers and machinery: an analysis of the rise of factoryproduction: Jon S. Cohen.

14. The launching of an 'infant industry'?: the cotton industryof Troyes under protectionism, 1793-1860: C. Heywood.

15. Regional integration and specialization in the Frenchworsted industry, 1819-1910: an aspect of industrialization inFrance: K. Honeyman and J. Goodman.

16. The textile industries in Silesia and the Rhineland: acomparative study in industrialization: Herbert Kisch.

17. Product quality and vertical integration in the early cottontextile industry: Peter Temin.

18. The growth of cotton textile production after 1815: RobertBrooke Zevin.

19. The diffusion of cotton processing and trade in the Kinairegion in Tokugawa Japan: William B. Hauser.


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