skip to content
Dress, culture and commerce : the English clothing trade before the factory, 1660-1800 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Dress, culture and commerce : the English clothing trade before the factory, 1660-1800

Author: Beverly Lemire
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire [u.a.] Macmillan [u.a.] [1998]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.View all editions and formats

This work examines a trade that covered the backs of sailors and soldiers, that shirted labouring men and skirted working women, that employed legions of needlewomen and supplied retailers with new  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Lemire
ISBN: 0312164041 9780312164041 0333652045 9780333652046
OCLC Number: 833449768
Description: XV, 224 S Ill 22 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations - List of Tables - Acknowledgements - Introduction: Dress, Culture and the English People - Bobby Shafto's Shirt and Britches: Contracted Clothing and the Transformation of the Trade - Redressing the History of the Clothing Trade: Ready-made Apparel, Guilds and Women Outworkers - Margins and Mainstream: Jews in the English Clothing Trade - Disorderly Women and the Consumer Market: Women's Work and the Second-hand Clothing Trade - The Theft of Clothes and Popular Consumerism - Bibliography - Index
Responsibility: Beverly Lemire


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.