A New Order of Things How the Textile Industry Transformed New England
- List Price: $24.95
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Univ Pr of New England
- Publish date: 11/01/2002
- ISBN: 9781584652182
- ISBN10: 1584652187
Dramatic technological advances in textile production spurred revolutions in land use, commerce, transportation, business organization, and family life. Based on oral histories and archival documents, and enhanced by 100 color images from across New England, A New Order of Things offers an expansive, accessible overview of the rise and collapse of the industry that forced New England into the modern age.