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Textiles: origins to usage (edition 1966)

by Jules Labarthe

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Authors:Jules Labarthe
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Textiles: Origins to Usage by Jules Labarthe

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Old, out of date, and I still love this book. Written primarily for Home Economic students, it was, and still really is, an excellent introduction to textile chemistry. Out of date insofar as there are far more manmade fibres now, but now this book is an excellent historical resource. ( )
  MsMixte | Dec 21, 2012 |
This book is an important addition to the literature on textiles. It was written primarily for students of Home Economics and is an introduction to textile chemistry. First, it covers very well, and in simple, direct language, the basic textile processes, the more important types of yarns and weaves, and the various natural and man-made fibres. Thus, one is tempted to make it required reading for graduate students who plan to embark on careers in textile research. The later chapters of the book are exceptionally well done in setting forth the problems of the consumer...
 
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