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    cottage crafts

    What is "cottage crafts "? The translation goes "home industry", so does "cottage" mean "home" or "family"? It reminds me of a summer-time vacation home.

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    ex)After the Industrial Revolution, many of the people who had the land or pursued their own cottage crafts went to work in factories for someone else, or for something else - a corporation...

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    Re: cottage crafts

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What is "cottage crafts "? The translation goes "home industry", so does "cottage" mean "home" or "family"? It reminds me of a summer-time vacation home.

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    ex)After the Industrial Revolution, many of the people who had the land or pursued their own cottage crafts went to work in factories for someone else, or for something else - a corporation...
    It was, and is, called a cottage craft because the people who did this sort of work lived in, and did their work, in cottages, or, in their homes.

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