Prehistoric Textiles
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Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release Date : 1991
ISBN 10 : 9780691002248
Pages : 471 pages
Rating : 5/5 from 3 reviews
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"This monumental study embraces linguistic and archaelogical investigations, practical knowledge weaving, palaeobiology, and other arcane sciences to trace the development of cloth" (Washington Post Book World). "A fascinating study of early textile traditions in the Aegean and adjacent parts of Europe, North Africa, and the Near East".--Lynn S. Teague, Spin-Off.

Prehistoric Textiles

by E. J. W. Barber

"This monumental study embraces linguistic and archaelogical investigations, practical knowledge weaving, palaeobiology, and other arcane sciences to trace the development of cloth" (Washington Post Book World). "A fascinating study of early textile traditions in the Aegean and adjacent parts of Europe, North Africa, and the Near East".--Lynn S. Teague, Spin-Off.

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Textiles and Clothing  C 1150 c 1450

by Elisabeth Crowfoot,Frances Pritchard,Kay Staniland

Scraps of clothing and other textiles are among the most evocative items to be discovered by archaeologists, signalling as they do their owner's status and concerns.

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Textiles Technology

by Julie Messenger,Helen Wilson

A student resource perfect for those studying textiles technology as an elective.

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Skills in Textiles Technology

by Rose Sinclair

This pupil book is designed for Key Stage 3 of Design and Technology. It aims to present the material required by the curriculum in a motivating way providing a clear coverage of the knowledge, understanding and skills and laying the groundwork for GCSE level. A teacher's pack is available.

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Coated Textiles

by Ashish Kumar Sen

Initially written to pull together scattered literature in polymer science and textile technology, the first edition of Coated Textiles: Principles and Applications became a gold standard resource in this field. Completely revised and updated, this second edition reflects not only the latest developments in the field, but also explores future possibilities. The book covers the materials used in coatings and their chemistry, textile substrates, coating methods, properties of fabrics after coating, rheology of coating, applications of coated fabrics, and test

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Textiles Technology

by Alex McArthur

Design and Make It : Textiles Technology for Key Stage 3 has a flexible unit-based structure. The use of structured, as well as open-ended units ensures a balance between knowledge and understanding and designing and making. Each unit builds on the previous unit and provides a higher level of challenge. The units can be used as the basis for a ready-made sequence of lessons, or as support for delivering knowledge and understanding within other tasks set by the teacher. The series helps

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Textiles for Sustainable Development

by Rajesh D. Anandjiwala

This book covers the following themes and cross-cutting research and development activities: Agronomy, economics and market trends for the production of natural fibres; Synthetic and natural fibres, their properties, processing and applications; Properties, performance and primary processing of natural fibres; Textile and clothing production processes and properties; Nanotechnology applications in fibres, textiles and clothing; Comfort and health related applications of textiles; World trade and marketing of fibres, textiles and clothing; Modern and innovative textile processing techniques and technologies.

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Examining Textiles Technology

by Anne Barnett

Provides a comprehensive discussion of textile technology topics, including textile product development, fabric production, manufacturing, and clothing design and production. Suggested level: senior secondary.

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Chemistry of the Textiles Industry

by C. Carr

The manufacture and processing of textiles is a complex and essential industry requiring many diverse skills to ensure profitability. New products are continually being developed, and reflect the energy and innovation of those working in the field. This book focuses on the technological aspects of the chemical processing oftextiles, and on the modifications necessary for specific work environments. Coverage ranges from fibre structure and its relationship to tensile properties, textile aesthetics, comfort physiology, and end-use performance, through to the effect

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Textiles Technology for Key Stage 3

by Alex McArthur,Tristram Shepard

Accompanying the pupils' full-colour textbook, this pack enhances classroom effectiveness and helps raise standards of teaching and learning. It places emphasis on individual target setting, whereby pupils' achievement is easily monitored.

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Biofunctional Textiles and the Skin

by Uta-Christina Hipler,Peter Elsner

In recent years the development of new technologies has permitted the production of 'functional' or 'smart' textiles. These fabrics are capable of sensing changes in environmental conditions or body functions and are adequately responding to them. They are able to absorb substances from the skin or to release therapeutic or cosmetic compounds. For instance, they can be used in underwear with an integrated cardio-online system or as textiles with carrier molecules. The focal point of interest in biofunctional textiles lies

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Indian Textiles

by G. K. Ghosh,Shukla Ghosh

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Wellington Sears Handbook of Industrial Textiles

by Sabit Adanur

The Wellington Sears Handbook of Industrial Textiles has been a widely used textile industry reference for more than 50 years. Now a completely updated new edition has been published. It was prepared by a team of industrial textile specialists at Auburn University to provide both technical and management personnel with a comprehensive resource on the current technology and applications of today's industrial textiles. All aspects of industrial textiles are covered: man-made and natural materials, manufacturing and finishing methods, and all applications.

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Quality Assessment of Textiles

by Karl Mahall

The damage that can occur in certain fibrous raw materials or in textiles during their production and storage of textiles is expertly described in this book by Karl Mahall. In particular, he explains methods for finding concealed textile defects by using microscopic analysis. Besides minor improvements and corrections, the new edition contains a new chapter "Poultry Feathers as Filling Material for Bedding and Textiles - Analysis of Faults." The reason for its inclusion is that natural feathers and down are

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Ikat Textiles of India

by G. K. Ghosh,Shukla Ghosh

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Extreme Textiles

by Maltida McQuaid,Philip Beesley,Cooper-Hewitt national museum of design (New York, N.Y.).

"Featuring examples of fully realized products from all classes of technical textiles--architectural, product design, apparel, medicine, transportation, aerospace, industry, and the environment--Extreme Textiles highlights successful collaborations between design, industry, and science. Large, full-color illustrations and essays by some of today's most influential designers and scientists trace the extraordinary developments made in textiles over the last twenty years and suggest what is to come"--Back cover.

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Textiles and the Skin

by Peter Elsner,Kathryn L. Hatch,Walter Wigger-Alberti

Completely new textile technologies have recently been developed with the goal of giving additional functionality to garments. Textiles have been improved to protect against UV radiation and toxic gases or to enhance breathability. In addition, they may have integrated sensors to diagnose medical conditions or may be equipped with carrier molecules to absorb substances from the skin and release therapeutic compounds. At the same time, the awareness of unwanted effects clothing may have on human health has increased. This volume

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Medieval Clothing and Textiles

by Robin Netherton,Gale R. Owen-Crocker

The best new research on medieval clothing and textiles, drawing from a range of disciplines and with a special focus on reconstruction.

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Interior Textiles

by Karla J. Nielson

When it comes to both the technical and aesthetic considerations of using textiles in interior design, this book gives working professionals what they need to know. You'll receive expert guidance to the process of textile specifications, selection, installation and maintenance, as well as an understanding of the properties of fabric types and a historical context of styles. Sustainable design and code issues are also considered. More than 500 illustrations and photographs elucidate key ideas. This survey of textiles for interior design

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Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

by Kate Fletcher

Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys brings together for the first time information about lifecycle sustainability impacts of fashion and textiles, practical alternatives, design concepts and social innovation. It challenges existing ideas about the scope and potential of sustainability issues in fashion and textiles, and sets out a more pluralistic, engaging and forward-looking picture, drawing on ideas of systems thinking, human needs, local products, slow fashion and participatory design, as well as knowledge of materials. The book not only defines

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