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Author Kisch, Herbert, 1924-

Title From domestic manufacture to Industrial Revolution : the case of the Rhineland textile districts / Herbert Kisch
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [1989]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 341 pages)
Contents Prologue: Herbert Kisch, the Man and His Work; 1 Introductory Comments; 2 Variations upon an Eighteenth-Century Theme: Prussian Mercantilism and the Rise of the Krefeld Silk Industry; 3 From Monopoly to Laissez-Faire: The Early Growth of the Wupper Valley Textile Trades; 4 Growth Deterrents of a Medieval Heritage: The Aachen Area Woolen Trades Before 1790; 5 The Impact of the French Revolution on the Lower Rhine Textile Districts; 6 Concluding Reflections; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Summary An economic, historical, and sociological study of rural textile industries in the Lower Rhineland, from the 16th century up to the age of factory organization in the early 1800s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-326) and index
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Subject Cottage industries -- Germany -- North Rhine-Westphalia -- History -- 18th century.
Textile industry -- Germany -- North Rhine-Westphalia -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195364058 (electronic bk.)
9780195364057 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)