The Scottish Hand Loom Weavers 1790-1850 - A Social History
Title: The Scottish Hand Loom Weavers 1790-1850 - A Social History
Author: Norman Murray
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh
Hardback - 1st Edition - Out of print & Scarce
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The drastic fall in the standard of living of the weavers from 1790 to 1850 and the ensuing poverty which profoundly affected the once-rich culture of the Scottish websters is investigated and the trade union action by which the weavers attempted to resolve their problems is fully documented in this book providing a balanced account of the development and decline of the industry.
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