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Making furniture in preindustrial America

the social economy of Newtown and Woodbury, Connecticut

by Edward S. Cooke

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Newtown (Conn.),
  • Woodbury (Conn.),
  • Connecticut,
  • Newtown,
  • Woodbury
    • Subjects:
    • Furniture -- Connecticut -- Newtown -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Furniture -- Connecticut -- Newtown -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Furniture -- Connecticut -- Woodbury -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Furniture -- Connecticut -- Woodbury -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Furniture industry and trade -- Connecticut -- History.,
    • Newtown (Conn.) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Woodbury (Conn.) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesMaking furniture in pre-industrial America
      StatementEdward S. Cooke, Jr.
      SeriesStudies in industry and society ;, 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTT194 .C495 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 295 p. :
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL815148M
      ISBN 100801852536
      LC Control Number95052689

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