Description - Clothing the Spanish Empire by Marta V. Vicente
By the 1780s in the city of Barcelona alone, more than 150 factories shipped calicoes to every major city in Spain and across the Atlantic. This book narrates the lives of families on both sides of the Atlantic who profited from the craze for calicoes, and in doing so helped the Spanish empire to flourish in the eighteenth century.
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(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Palgrave USA
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Author Biography - Marta V. Vicente
MARTA VICENTE is Assistant Professor in History and Women's Studies at the University of Kansas, USA.