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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
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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...

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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

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