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The textile industry in south west Scotland 1750-1914

Donnachie, Ian (1987). The textile industry in south west Scotland 1750-1914. In: Butt, John and Ponting, Kenneth eds. Scottish Textile History. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, pp. 19–36.

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Examines the delopment of linen, cotton and woollen manufacture in Dumfries and Galloway from the water power stage of industrialization to the Victorian and Edwardian heyday of tweed manufacture. Provides details and statistics on enterprises, labour force and power sources deployed,as well as products and markets.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 1987 Not known
ISBN: 0-08-034511-5, 978-0-08-034511-6
Keywords: industrial and business history; textile; Scotland
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 34010
Depositing User: Ian Donnachie
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2012 09:32
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:18
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