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The British cotton industry and domestic market

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trade and fashion in an early industrial society, 1750-1800
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The British market has until now received little of the credit due it as the chief support of the cotton industry during the final fifty years of the eighteenth century. The manner in which this support was extended involved a restructuring of the economy, as illustrated by a qualitative change in the consumer habits of the population; the advent of a mass consumer society. The demand for cotton textiles was a distillation of many amorphous desires and aspirations that flourished in eight...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
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Publication date:
1984
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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602332206
Deposit date:
2013-10-21

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