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Silk : a history in three metamorphoses

text Silk : a history in three metamorphoses

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"In a gorgeous history that spans continents and millennia, Aarathi Prasad weaves together the complex story of the queen of fabrics. Through the scientists who have studied silk, and the biology of the animals from which it has been drawn, Prasad... Read more
Contents
Introduction -- Part one: Moths. The wondrous transformation -- Inner workings -- Bombyx -- The long road -- Saturniidae -- In Ambon -- Indus -- Antheraea -- Muga -- The works of industry of all nations -- Wardle -- Part two: Silken shells, golden... Read more
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viii, 293 pages : col. illustrations ; 23 cm
Publisher
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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