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Paperback The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Book

ISBN: 1541617622

ISBN13: 9781541617629

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World

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Releases Mon Dec 06 2021

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From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an "expansive" global history that highlights "how textiles truly changed the world" (Wall Street Journal)The story of humanity is the story of textiles--as old as civilization itself. Since the first thread was spun, the need for textiles has driven technology, business, politics, and culture.In The Fabric of Civilization, Virginia Postrel synthesizes groundbreaking research from archaeology, economics, and...

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