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The Ashgate companion to the history of textile workers, 1650-2000

Author: Lex Heerma van Voss; Els Hiemstra-Kuperus; Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
Series: Ashgate companion.
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This collection offers the first systematic global and comparative history of textile workers over the course of 350 years. This period covers the major changes in wool and cotton production, and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ashgate companion to the history of textile workers, 1650-2000.
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010
(DLC) 2009007558
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lex Heerma van Voss; Els Hiemstra-Kuperus; Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk
ISBN: 9780754695912 0754695913 0754664287 9780754664284
OCLC Number: 647885921
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 836 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Contents: Textile workers around the world, 1650-2000: introduction to a collective work project, Els Hiemstra-Kuperus, Lex Heerma van Voss and Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk; Part I National Histories of Textile Workers: Textile production in Argentina, 1650-2000, Mirta Zaida Lobato; Austria and Czechoslovakia: the Habsburg monarchy and its successor states, Andrea Komlosy; Brazil: the origin of the textile industry, Roberta Marx Delson; China, Robert Cliver; Denmark: the textile industry and the formation of modern industrial relations, Lars K. Christensen; Egyptian textile workers: from craft artisans facing European competition to proletarians contending with the state, Joel Beinin; The German wool and cotton industry from the 16th to the 20th century, Dietrich Ebeling, Marcel Boldorf, Stefan Gori en, Michael Mende, Anke Sczesny and Michaela Schmolz- Haberlein; Great Britain: textile workers in the Lancashire cotton and Yorkshire wool industries, Alan Fowler; The long globalization and textile producers in India, Tirthankar Roy; The Italian textile industry, 1600-2000: labour, sectors and products, Giovanni Luigi Fontana, Walter Panciera and Giorgio Riello; Japan, Janet Hunter and Helen Macnaughtan; Mexican textile workers: from conquest to globalization, Jeffrey Bortz; The Netherlands, Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk, Lex Heerma van Voss and Els Hiemstra-Kuperus; Poland, Piotr Franaszek; The cotton textile industry in Russia and the Soviet Union, Dave Pretty; Spain, Angel Smith, Carles Enrech, Carme Molinero and Pere Ysas; The Ottoman empire, 1650-1922, Donald Quataert; Turkey, 1922-2003, Lisa A. Seidman; The evolution of the Uruguayan textile industry, Maria Magdalena Camou and Silvana Maubrigades; USA: shifting landscapes of class, culture, gender, race, and protest in the American Northeast and South, Mary H. Blewett. Part II International Comparisons: Global trade and textile workers, Prasannan Parthasarathi; Proto-industrialization and industrialization and 'modernity' in a global perspective, Donald Quataert; The textile firm and the management of labour, Arthur McIvor; Spatial division of labour, global interrelations, and imbalances in regional development, Andrea Komlosy; How will we get our workers? Ethnicity and migration of global textile workers, Roberta Marx Delson; Work floors under tension: working conditions and international competition in textiles, Peter Scholliers; Gender and the global textile industry, Janet Hunter and Helen Macnaughtan; Investigating identities within the global textile workforce, Mary H. Blewett; Institutions in textile production: guilds and trade unions, Lars K. Christensen; Covering the world: some conclusions to the project, Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk, Lex Heerma van Voss and Els Hiemstra-Kuperus; Index.
Series Title: Ashgate companion.
Responsibility: edited by Lex Heerma van Voss, Els Hiemstra-Kuperus, Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk.
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