From craft tradition to speciulized industry: Valencia footwear production, 1850-1930

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  • José Antonio Miranda Encarnación Universidad de Alicante

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1344/rhi.v0i4.18217

Abstract

Valencia, a region in the Southeastern part of Spain, concentrates the two thirds of Spanish footwear industry, a sector in wich Spain stands out as producer and also as exporter. This paper analyses the configuration process of Valencia footwear industry between 1850and 1930, deeping in its origins, the technological evolution and growth patterns experimented by main producers zones.

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