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1. The Cotton Industry: Its Growth and Impact, 1600-1935




Thoemmes Press excerpts from a book on the development of the British cotton textile industry, and its growth into one of the most important global trades. Author: Stanley Chapman.
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2. Textile Science and Technology




Informative web site, with short articles on the history and development of the textile industry, knitting technology, man-made fibers and textile specialty chemicals. Author: J.N. Vohra.
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3. The Textile Industry




Concise description of the textile industry as a family enterprise before the Industrial Revolution. Links to textile inventors, brief history of the cotton industry, and chronology of textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution. From The Open Door web site.
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4. Cotton Mill and Textile History Guide




Extensive historical information on past and present cotton yarn spinning and fabric weaving mills of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, USA. Photo galleries, and survey and research reports. From the Historic Landmarks Commission site.
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5. An Introduction to the Textile Tradition in Prato




Timeline and short period descriptions of the development of the textile industry in this north Italian industrial center, from the 13th century till the present. Author: Prof. Claudio Balcucci.
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6. Textile History




Concise overview of the development of textiles as an industry, from Neolithic times to the Industrial Revolution. From the Textile Guide web site.
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7. The 'Industrial Crisis' of the English Textile Towns




Abstract of a paper on the causes of the economic crisis in the traditional English textile manufacturing centers during the period between 1290 and 1340 CE. Full paper on PDF files. Author: John H. Munro.
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8. History of Technology and Work




Comprehensive article on the causes, effects, cultural origins and consequences of the Industrial Revolution, as it began in the English textile industry. Author: Patricia R. Backer.
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9. Ancient Textiles as Evidence for Textile Production




Article on the study of ancient textiles from the Roman period as archeological tool for the provision of information on cultural, technological and trade practices.
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10. Lippitt Mill and Related Textile History




Excerpts of a book on the industrialization of New England, as it started with the development of mechanised textile mills. Drawings of contemporary mills and machinery, and descriptions of production processes. Author: J. E. Hayes III.
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