text The fabric of civilization : how textiles made the world
- "The story of humanity is the story of textiles-as old as civilization itself. Textiles created empires and powered invention. They established trade routes and drew nations' borders. Since the first thread was spun, fabric has driven technology, ... Read more
The fabric of civilization -- Fiber -- Thread -- Cloth -- Dye -- Traders -- Consumers -- Innovators -- Why textiles?
- vii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Basic Books 2020