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Pasold Studies in Textile History

The Pasold Research Fund publishes an important series of research monographs and collections of research essays.
 

THE LATEST VOLUME IN THE PASOLD BOOK SERIES PUBLISHED JOINTLY WITH OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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Geoffrey Owen, The Rise and Fall of Great Companies: Courtaulds and the reshaping of the man-made fibres industry was published by Pasold Research Fund and Oxford University Press in September 2010.
It is the 17th volume in the series Pasold Studies in Textile History.  

For an overview of the themes covered in The Rise and Fall of Great Companies, please read Geoffrey Owen's article "When bigger is not necessarily better" published in the Financial Times on the 23 August 2010 and the book reviews by Martin Vander Weyer on The Mail on Sunday, 24 October 2010 and by David Higgins in Business History, vol. 53/3 (2011).

The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850, eds. Giorgio Riello and Prasannan Parthasarathi (Pasold Fund and Oxford University Press, HB 2009 and PB 2011).

This multi-authored volume contains the latest research of specialists from four continents. It is available now from bookshops, Amazon and direct from Oxford University Press both in hardback and paperback.

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From No. 8, the series has been published in conjunction with the Oxford University Press http://www.oup.co.uk/ Copies of all volumes up to No. 13 (apart from volumes 2 and 7 -see below) are available from the Publications Sales Department, Maney Publishing, Suite 1C, Joseph's Well, Hanover Walk, Leeds LS3 1AB, UK. (fax: +44 (0) 113 386 8178). Volumes 14-17 are available from Oxford University Press or from bookshops.
 

   
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No 17 Companies, Crises and Global Competition: Courtaulds and the Reshaping of the Man-made Fibres Industry 

By GEOFFREY OWEN
320pp. 2010
ISBN 0 19 9592896, £45

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No 16 The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850

by GIORGIO RIELLO and PRASANNAN PARTHASARATHI
489pp. 2009
ISBN 0 19 955944 2, £75

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No 15 A Foot in the Past: Consumers, Producers and Footwear in the Long Eighteenth Century 
By GIORGIO RIELLO
302pp. 2006 
ISBN 01 19929225, £60
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No 14 The Fibre that Changed the World: The Cotton Industry in International Perspective
Edited by DOUGLAS A. FARNIE and DAVID JEREMY
614pp. 2004 
ISBN 0 19 925566 0 £75
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No 13 The European Linen Industry in Historical Perspective
Edited by BRENDA COLLINS AND PHILIP OLLERENSHAW
334pp. 2003 
ISBN 0-19-925565-2, £55
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No 12 Hosiery and Knitwear: Four Centuries of Small Scale Industry in Britain c 1589-2000
By STANLEY CHAPMAN
328pp. 2002 
ISBN 01 19 920237 0, £55
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No 11 Well Suited : A History of the Leeds Clothing Industry, 1850-1990 
By KATRINA HONEYMAN
336pp. 2000.
ISBN 01 19 920237 0, £45
Textile History 10

No 10 The New Draperies in the Low Countries and England

By N.B. HARTE
216 x 156 mm 334 pp. 1997
ISBN 0 19 921063 3, £35.00 $67.00

See our Pasold Resource page for download.

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No 9 Fashion’s Favourite: The Cotton Trade and the Consumer in Britain, 1660-1800
By BEVERLEY LEMIRE
216 x 156 mm 244 pp. 1991
ISBN 0 19 921062 4, £30.00 $79.00
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No 8 Lancashire on the Scrapheap: The Cotton Industry, 1945-1970
By JOHN SINGLETON
216 x 156 mm 256 pp. 1991
ISBN 0 19 921061 6, £30.00 $95.00
 

No 7 The Dress of the Venetians, 1495-1525

By STELLA MARY NEWTON
216 x 156 mm 208 pp 1988
ISBN 085967 735 4, £28.50 $47.00. Published by Ashgate and available from the publishers.
 

 
No 6 Technology and Enterprise. Isaac Holden and the mechanisation of wool combing in France, 1884-1914

By KATRINA HONEYMAN and JORDAN GOODMAN
216 x 138 mm 136 pp. 1986
ISBN 0 85967 727 3, £20.00 $40.00
 

 
No 5 The East Anglian Linen Industry. Rural industry and local economy, 1500-1850

By NESTA EVANS
216 x 138 mm 192 pp. 1985
ISBN 0 566 00847 5, £20.00 $40.00
 

 
No 4 Medieval English Clothmaking. An economic survey 

By A.R. BRIDBURY
216 x 138 mm 144 pp. 1982
ISBN 0435 32138 2, £20.00 $40.00
 

 
No 3 The British Wool Textile Industry, 1770-1914

Corrected reprint by D.T. JENKINS and K.G. PONTING
216 x 138 mm. 400 pp. 1986
ISBN 0 85967 729 X, £25.00 $50.00

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No 2 Cloth and Clothing in Medieval Europe. Essays in Memory of Professor E.M. Carus Wilson

Edited by N.B. HARTE and K.G. PONTING
216 x 138 mm, 448 pp. 1983
Out of print
 

 
No.1 European Textile Printers in the Eighteenth Century: A Study of Peel and Oberkampf 

By S. D. CHAPMAN and S. CHASSAGNE
216 x 138 mm 272 pp. 1981
ISBN 0 435 32170 6, £25.00 $50.00

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Earlier 'Pasold Studies in Textile History' were published in association with Heinemann Educational Books, and later in association with Scolar Press, an imprint of Gower Publishing Co. Ltd.

 
Medieval English Clothmaking: An Economic Survey

by  A.R. BRIDBURY. 1982.

 
Leonardo da Vinci: Drawings of Textile Machines

by K. G. PONTING. 1979. (out of print)

 
The Industrialization of a Central European City: Brno and the Fine Woollen Industry in the 18th Century

by H. FREUDENBERGER. 1977.

 
Ladybird Ladybird: A Story of Private Enterprise

by Eric W. Pasold. 1977.

 
Wiltshire and Somerset Woollen Mills

by K. H. ROGERS. 1976.

 
The West Riding Wool Textile Industry 1770-1835: A Study of Fixed Capital Formation

by DAVID JENKINS. 1975. (out of print)

 
The West Riding Wool Textile Industry: A Catalogue of Business Records from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century

by PATRICIA HUDSON. 1975.

 
Employer and Employed: Ford, Ayrton & Co. Ltd. Silk Spinners, 1870-1970

by E.R. & J.H.P. PAFFORD. 1974.