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10%OFFJack Nadin - Burnley Cotton Mills - 9780752446592 - V9780752446592
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Burnley Cotton Mills

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Description for Burnley Cotton Mills Paperback. Burnley was once the cotton weaving capital of the world - 'we wove for home use before breakfast and for the rest of the world afterwards,' it was said. In 1929, 63 per cent of the working population of Burnley was involved in the industry. This work, illustrated with over 90 images, explores the history of this industry. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations, maps, frontispiece. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 230.

In 1929, 63 per cent of the working population of Burnley was involved in the industry. This fascinating work, illustrated with over 90 images, explores the history of this industry which was so central to the economy of Burnley. The author includes detailed histories of the 140 mills of Burnley, as well as stories of the weavers themselves and their families.

Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Series
Images of England
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752446592
SKU
V9780752446592
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Ref
99-10

About Jack Nadin
Jack Nadin is a resident of Burnley, and author of titles including Oldham Coalfields and Burnley Inns and Taverns.

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