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Why? why? why? …. Do I have to love a topic that has oodles and oodles of research and articles written about the happenings in England, but is all but swept aside in the United States.
Yes, please, read this as a full on pout.
There are so many nifty and info packed articles chewing on the cottage industries, straw plaiting included in England…. …. The Female Labour Market in English Agriculture During the Industrial Revolution: Expansion or Contradiction…. Proto-Industrialization? Cottage Industry, Social Change, and Industrial Revolution….. and, who can’t love a title like: How Saucy did it Make the Poor? The StrawPlait and Hat Trades, Illegitimate Fertility and the Family in Nineteenth-Century Hertfordshire