Silk unraveled! : threads of human history / Marjorie Senechal, editor.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Northampton, Mass. : May be ordered from: Director, Program in the History of Science and Technology, Smith College, 2005.
Description
274 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Silk industryHistoryCongresses [Browse]
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Series
Smith College studies in history ; 53 [More in this series]
Notes
"Silk unraveled! is based on a symposium of that name held March 28-30, 2003 at Smith College."--p. 11.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Pt. 1. Yesterday -- Living traditions of silk production in Laos and India / Karen Selk ; Italy and silk in the early modern periord (XIVth-XVIIth centuries / Luca Molà ; Reweaving the threads of history / Madelyn Shaw ; Travails of the 19th century American silk industry / Christopher Clark ; Coming together: a photo essay of the "Moth to Cloth" Silk Festival at Smith College / Sarah Julianne Rogers ; Pt. 2. Tomorrow -- Guidelines for a successful sericulture start-up / Ronald Currie ; Lost girls of Zadrima: the collapse of silk in Albania / Marjorie Senechal ; Handwoven silks: from Southeast Asia and India to European and American markets / Clare Brett Smith with Jessica Cook ; Why sericulture today? / Li Long ; Northampton silk project / Marilyn Schwinn Smith.
ISBN
0873910575
OCLC
62211779
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