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The Warp of Ulster's Past: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Irish Linen Industry, 1700-1920 ePub download

by Marilyn Cohen

  • Author: Marilyn Cohen
  • ISBN: 0333662598
  • ISBN13: 978-0333662595
  • ePub: 1537 kb | FB2: 1786 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Engineering
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (January 29, 1997)
  • Pages: 256
  • Rating: 4.6/5
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The Warp of Ulster's Past: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Irish Linen Industry, 1700-1920 ePub download

Personal Name: Cohen, Marilyn, 1952 . Linen industry Northern Ireland History Textile workers Social conditions Weavers Ireland.

Personal Name: Cohen, Marilyn, 1952-. Rubrics: Linen industry Northern Ireland History Textile workers Social conditions Weavers Ireland. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format.

For two centuries the linen industry provided the economic warp for the fabric of social life in Ulster. A unique and engaging book of reference, The Warp of Ulster's Past moves beyond rigid disciplinary boundaries and reveals how deeply linen shaped Ulster's heritage. Until now, the central importance of the linen industry to key themes in Irish history and society has received little scholarly attention. In an unprecedented, multifaceted collection, The Warp.

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Linen was indeed central to the economy and society of Ulster for two centuries

Linen was indeed central to the economy and society of Ulster for two centuries. Developments in the industry-the spread of rural and urban domestic production, the growth of international trade, the mechanization of spinning and the rise of the factory-were conditioned by and had major impact upon farming, the decline of subsistence, the rise of market culture, household structure and family life, demography, and gender relations.

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For two centuries, the linen industry provided the economic warp for the fabric .

For two centuries, the linen industry provided the economic warp for the fabric of social life in Ulster. Until now, the central importance of the linen industry to Irish history and society has received little scholarly attention. In an unprecedented, multifaceted collection, The Warp of Ulster's Past gathers top scholars from the fields of history, sociology, and anthropology to put forth their perspectives on various themes and issues connected to this single industry. A unique and engaging book of reference, The Warp of Ulster's Past moves beyond rigid disciplinary boundaries and reveals how deeply linen has shaped Ulster's heritage.

Description: Irish Historical Studies, the joint journal of the Irish Historical Society and the . The Warp of Ulster's Past: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Irish Linen Industry, 1700-1920 by Marilyn Cohen (pp. 440-441).

Description: Irish Historical Studies, the joint journal of the Irish Historical Society and the Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies, is published twice yearly (May and November).

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The Warp of Ulster's Past: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Irish Linen Industry, 1700–1920

The Warp of Ulster's Past: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Irish Linen Industry, 1700–1920.