Cart 0
Handloom Weavers in Ulster's Linen Industry, 1815-1914

Handloom Weavers in Ulster's Linen Industry, 1815-1914

ISBN: 9781846820014
Publisher: Four Courts Press
Publication Date: 2007-02-15
Number of pages: 174
Any used item that originally included an accessory such as an access code, one time use worksheet, cd or dvd, or other one time use accessories may not be guaranteed to be included or valid. By purchasing this item you acknowledge the above statement.
$31.22

K.J. James examines linen handloom weavers as they encountered significant changes in the industry, and explores fluctuating definitions of men's and women's work in the trade. Using a case study of mid-Antrim's rural weavers, this book explores sexual divisions of labour, the gendering of skill, and work strategies in weaving households as it analyzes the persistence of hand production in Ireland's main textile sector. This work advances the study of hand producers in Irish industry, whose diverse experiences have been neglected in favour of urban factory labour in the study of the post-Famine Irish linen industry.

Customer Reviews


Share this Product


More from this collection