Worn: A People’s History of Clothing – Sofi Thanhauser

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Paperback

Linen, cotton, silk, synthetics, wool: through the stories of these five fabrics, Sofi Thanhauser illuminates the world we inhabit in a startling new way, travelling from China to Cumbria to reveal the craft, labour and industry that create the clothes we wear. From the women who transformed stalks of flax into linen to clothe their families in 19th century New England to those who earn their dowries in the cotton spinning factories of South India today, this book traces the origins of garment making through time and around the world.

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Weight 0.292 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.2 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

400

Language

English

Dewey

391.009 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K