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by Colin Dickinson

  • ISBN: 1859360963
  • Category: Money & Business
  • Author: Colin Dickinson
  • Subcategory: Economics
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Carnegie Publishing Ltd (May 10, 2007)
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • FB2 size: 1653 kb
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  • Rating: 4.2
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Cotton Mills of Preston book. Colin Dickinson has always be The author's unique record of the mills of Preston will enthral those who worked in the mills and is a rich source of information for anyone interested in cotton mills and steam power. This invaluable book is the product of the author's passionate interest in the mills which forested Preston's skyline until the latter half of the last century. Colin Dickinson has always been fascinated by the mills, and more specifically the engines which powered them.

Preston in Lancashire, England has been associated with cotton since John Horrocks built his first spinning mill, the Yellow factory, in 1791. This was powered by a Bateman & Sherratt engine. Preston mills tended to have their own reservoirs. They spun cotton using hand mules and self-actors but normally also operated power looms in weaving sheds. Local firms such as Ainscow & Tomlinson and Grundy made mules for the mills.

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Preston in Lancashire, England has been associated with cotton since John Horrocks . The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a numeric commercial book identifier which is intended to be unique. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.

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Subjects examined include industry, canals, mills, workhouses, crime, monastries, architecture and much, much more. The dust wrapper is in very good condition plus, clean and bright, with slight bumping to the top and a few scratches. The binding is square and tight. The interior is clean and in fine condition. A History of Preston By David Hunt. Publisher: Carnegie Publishing, Preston, 1992. Cotton Mills of Preston: The Power Behind the Thread By D.

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Power and profits drive the big businesses of livestock and processed food, Campbell argues. For elaboration on how the processed food industry influences people's eating habits against public health while in pursuit of sales and profits, I recommend Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us (2013) or The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite (2009). Without checking around to see what the content of the book actually is, I simply assumed that a book by T. Colin Campbell titled, "Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition," would be about whole foods. Instead, I think it is a defense of his book, "The China Study," against its critics.

Preston Cotton Spinning and Manufacturing Co, Limited, Wellfield Road Mill; 49,672 spindles, 308/548 weft, 308/401 twist; 824 looms, India and China shirtings. Telegrams, "Wellfield, Preston. Telephone N. 112. John Bibby, manager; A. Wharmby, secretary ark and salesman. William Shaw and Co, Lawson Mills, Cumberland street; 416 looms, twills, plains, &c. J. R. and A. Smith, Limited, Moor Brook Mills and Park Mill Sheds; 1,140 looms, fancy muslins, dress goods and specialities for India.

The author's unique record of the mills of Preston will enthral those who worked in the mills and is a rich source of information for anyone interested in cotton mills and steam power. This invaluable book is the product of the author's passionate interest in the mills which forested Preston's skyline until the latter half of the last century. Colin Dickinson has always been fascinated by the mills, and more specifically the engines which powered them. Without these astonishing machines, mass production of cotton would not have been possible. Many years of meticulous research, supported by visits to mills and interviews with mill workers, has resulted in a book which no-one else could have written in this way. Mill after mill was demolished when King Cotton died, but the author had the foresight to photograph large numbers of them before they disappeared from view. His images stand as a permanent record of an industry and way of life that survive only in the memories of the thousands of Preston folk who worked in the mills. Decade by decade this book charts the role of steam power in the great mills of Preston during the century-and-a-half of their operation. In chronological order it lists every cotton factory to appear on the scene, presenting building dates, site layouts, constructional details, spindleage, loomage, ownerships and final closure dates. `Cotton Mills of Preston: The Power Behind the Thread' will enthral those who worked in the mills and is a rich source of information for anyone interested in cotton mills and steam power.

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