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Spinning the Web [electronic resource]: The Story of the Cotton Industry

[Nigel Rudyard, project manager . . . [et al.]]
Format
EBook; Book; Online; Computer Resource
Published
Manchester, England : Manchester City Council, [2004?]-
Language
English
Summary
Presents the story of the cotton industry from its medieval beginnings, rapid development during the Industrial Revolution through to its peak in the early 20th Century - when "Britain's bread hung by Lancashire's thread" - to its decline in the post-war era. Its purpose is to draw attention to the importance of the cotton industry in the development of North West England and its people, and also to showcase some of the extensive collections held throughout the North West's museums, archives and libraries. Includes bibliographical references and web links to related resources.
Contents
  • Overview: an account of the period between 1760 to the present day
  • Places: the impact of cotton on villages, towns and cities
  • People: living and working in the mills
  • Industry: how cotton was made and sold
  • Clothing & products: uses of cotton.
Description
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Title from home page (viewed October 4, 2004)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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