Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I found contemporary texts discussing the plight of Indian weavers as a consequence of cheaper imports produced with the power-loom. The texts date to the 1830s, and the problems described appeared in the 1810s.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Sep 2nd, 2013 at 05:34:29 PM EST
[ Parent ]

Others have rated this comment as follows:

Marie2 4


Occasional Series