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This volume examines the role of textiles within the expanding global economy in the Age of European Exploration. Major themes include: the opening of new markets and responses to competition in the cloth trade, evolving techniques and modes of production, and changes in the patterns of consumption of local and imported cloth in a comparative, cross-cultural context.
Number of Pages: 293
Series Title: Expanding World: the European Impact on World History, 1450 to 1800
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Street Date: September 8, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-2192