Popular Consumption and the Mass Market / Consommation populaire et débouchés

Popular Consumption and the Mass Market in Early Modern England:

A Selected Bibliography

Beverly Lemire
University of New Brunswick
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Lemire, Beverly. Cotton in Fashion: Trade, Industry and Consumerism in Britain, 1660-1800 (forthcoming).
—. "The Theft of Clothes and Popular Consumerism in Early Modern England." Journal of Social History (December, 1990, pending).
—. "Consumerism in Pre-Industrial and Early-Industrial England: The Trade in Second-hand Clothes." Journal of British Studies 27, no. 1 (1988): 1-24.
—. "The British Cotton Industry and the Domestic Market: Trade and Fashion in an Early Industrial Society, 1750-1800." D.Phil thesis, Oxford University, 1985.
—. "Developing Consumerism and The Ready-made Clothing Trade in Britain, 1750-1800." Textile History 15 (1984): 21-44.
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