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11. The Falls of the Clyde, New Lanark Mills



Description of the 18th century water powered cotton spinning mill built by David Dale and Richard Arkwright, and the village that developed around it.
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12. A History of Cotton Mills and Cotton Mill Vilages



Extensive excerpt of a book on the development of the textile industry in Mississippi, USA. Author: Narvell Strickland.
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13. Between a Rock and a Hard Place



Description, historic development and current situation of sweatshops, of which those related to the textile industry are the most notorious. Links to related sites. Authors: Peter Liebhold and Harry Rubenstein.
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14. Blackburn, Cotton and the Industrial Revolution



The history of Blackburn, UK, as it developed from a small market town in the 16th century, to one of the most important textile weaving centers in Great Britain during the Industrial Revolution. Author: S. Lassey.
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15. Flax Spinning



Article about the history of flax. Characterization, cultivation, processing and spinning of flax, from 6000 BCE till the present age. From the Kingdom of Ealdormere. Author: Ercadh Padraic.
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16. The Symbiosis of Towns and Textiles



Extensive working paper on the effects of urbanization of the textile industry on cloth manufacturing in the Low Countries and England between 1280 and 1570 CE. Author: John H. Munro. Text abstract, and full text on PDF document.
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17. of the English Textile Towns



Paper arguing that the industrial crisis of the traditional English textile towns during the period 1290-1340 was caused by a far reaching economic crisis afflicting their major cloth markets in the Mediterranean basin, rather then the emergence of supposedly superior, lower-cost rural competition. Author: John H. Munro. Text abstract. Full text on PDF document.
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18. The Impact of Monetary and Labour Policies on the Flemish Cloth Industry



Study focusing on the consequences of monetary policy in aggravating ongoing conflict in the English and Dutch cloth industry's labor relations during the late 14th Century. Author: John Munro. Text abstract. Full article on PDF document.
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19. Industrial Change in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century Low Countries



Review of the circumstances which resulted in Merino wools to become the chief woollen cloth in the southern Low Countries during the later fifteenth and early sixteenth Century. Author: John H. Munro. Text abstract. Full article on PDF document.
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20. The Low Countries' Export Trade in Textiles with the Mediterranean Basin



Cost-benefit analysis, challenging the conventional wisdom in European economic history that long-distance maritime transport in 1200-1600 as always more cost effective than overland trade routes. Author: John H. Munro. Text abstract. Full article on PDF document.
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