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Luton hat industry.

Susan Carter

Luton hat industry.

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Written in English


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Essay submitted for OND, Mander College, Bedford, 1974.

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Open LibraryOL13744956M

This book is largely concerned with Luton, as one of the two towns, the other being Dunstable, which is associated with the straw-hat industry. It grows towards,the end of the eighteenth century from a local to a localised industry. Straw-plaiting is of Tuscan provenance, and for long the English product was.


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