De fleste af os er godt klar over, at hyppig udskiftning i garderoben kan være problematisk, og at farvning af tekstiler kan svine. Men hvorfor er det tilfældet? Og hvad... Læs mere
Focusing on the lives of the apprentices at Quarry Bank Mill, David Hanson's book uses a wealth of first-person source material including letters, diaries, mill records, to tell the stories of the children who lived and worked at Quarry Bank throughout the nineteenth century.
An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry - and the grassroots, high-tech, international movement fighting to reform it.
Many Latino and Chinese women who immigrated to New York City, found work in the garment industry - an industry well known for both hiring immigrants and its harsh working conditions. This book offers a portrait of the work lives of Chinese and Latino garment workers.
This is the first work on British textile exports to South America during the nineteenth century. Contrary to the prevailing views,... Læs mere
The economy of textiles provides insight into the fabric of social relations, local and global politics, and diverse ideologies.... Læs mere