A survey of mills in East Cheshire, the centre of the silk industry in England. The authors have established that the factory system, and the architecture associated with it pre-dated by a generation the more widely known factories of Richard Arkwright and others. This book goes beyond just looking at the factories but also includes the houses, landscapes and communities generated by the industry.
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England's Industrial Revolution is explored in this book about a county which became host to a textile industry of silk and cotton manufacturing. East Cheshire businessmen built the earliest powered factory buildings in England and changed the course of industrialization forever.
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Book Description Stationery Office Books, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Minor Shelfwear. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005977934