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THE154: Reading Dress: History

Fall 2018, K. Smith

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Helpful terms for "subject keyword" searching for books and media about the history of cotton textiles are listed below. Combine these with the names of specific countries, states, and cities and the term "history."

  • Cotton textile industry 
  • Cotton manufacture --
    Technological innovations
  • Cotton spinning
  • Textile workers  | Women textile workers  | Cotton plantation workers 
  • Cotton trade
  • Cotton gins and ginning
  • Cotton plantation workers
  • Clothing trade 
  • Knitted goods trade  
  • Hosiery industry  | Hoisery workers