Dundee and it’s Textile Industry 1850-1914, by Lenman, Lythe and Gauldie

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Dundee and it’s Textile Industry 1850-1914, by Lenman, Lythe and Gauldie

Dundee and it’s Textile Industry 1850-1914, by Lenman, Lythe and Gauldie

Published by the Abertay Historical Society in 1969, 121 pages. A5 size booklet (A10139S6042)

This booklet provides a detailed history of the Textile industry in Dundee from 1850 until the First World War, and is a must read for anyone interested in this aspect of Dundee’s local history, as well as people with a more general interest in Scottish social history. Chapters include:

  • The State of Dundee c.1850
  • Boom and Slump 1850-1914
  • Technical Change in the Dundee Textile Trades
  • The Working Conditions of the People of Dundee
  • The Living Conditions of the people of Dundee
  • Appendix 1 - Working Class Housing Statistics
  • Appendix 2 - Population and Jute Imports 1851-1914
  • Appendix 3 - Some Dundee Wage Rates 1851-1914
  • Appendix 4 - Mill Inventories and Spinning Establishement

Condition of the book is generally good. The cover has some minor scuffs and blemishes, and some yellowing and discolouration along the edges, but the staple spine is intact and all pages are intact, unblemished and tightly bound.

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