Lancashire Under the Hammer

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dust jacket of "Lancashire Under the Hammer"

Source: E.J. Pratt Library

Lancashire Under the Hammer

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An account of the cotton industry in Lancashire, and in particular of the financial mismanagement and corruption that led to a boom of the industry during the war years and a sudden collapse directly after due to an outsourcing of production to other countries. The introduction and epilogue are autobiographical, describing the author's own experience as a Lancashireman living with the after-effects of these social and financial conditions.