This category contains links to articles, technical papers, scientific studies and lectures about the history of natural and man-made fibers.
  • A Short History of Linen Extensive history of flax cultivation and linen fiber processing and manufacturing in the Middle East and Europe, and descriptions of the properties, characteristics and care of linen fiber cloth. Author: HL Sinne Gunnsdottir.
  • An Introduction to Silk Comprehensive overview of the origin and history of sericulture and silk fiber processing and manufacture, from the Chinese Empress Xi Ling Shi in 2640 BC to the present uses of silk in fashion and industry. From Sabahar's web site.
  • Cotton - The Perennial Patriot Short article about the importance and influence of cotton cultivation and processing in the North American society since early seventeenth century. From the National Cotton Council of America. [PDF]
  • Cotton in the Middle Ages Short e-mail essay about the early meaning of the word cotton, which prior to 1600 was most often used to describe a type of weave of a woollen fabric rather then the fiber. Author: David Rickman.
  • Cotton Production and the Boll Weevil in Georgia: History, Cost of Control, and Benefits of Eradication Research bulletin from the University of Georgia about the Boll Weevil insect which decimated Georgia's cotton production from its first appearance in 1915 until a state wide eradication program was implemented in 1987. The costs of pest control and the ecological benefits of the Southeast Boll Weevil Eradication Program are discussed in detail. Authors: P.B. Haney, W.J. Lewis and W.R. Lambert.
  • History Of Cotton Gangs in the Upper Keys Short article about the eradication of wild cotton in the Upper Keys in the US during the 1930's to prevent the boll weevil bug from spreading to the Southern cotton fields, by workers from the Works Progress Administration program created in 1934 by President Franklin Roosevelt to provide jobs during the Great Depression.
  • King Cotton: The Fiber of Slavery Extensive essay about the history of cotton, and the place of slavery in the US cotton industry. From Slavery in America. Author: Jean M. West.
  • Synthetic Fibers and Textiles Historical document from 1942 of the Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science, about the classification, finishing technologies, care and serviceability of synthetic fibers and textiles. Author: Hazel Fletcher.
  • The History of the Boll Weevil in Alabama, 1910-2007 December 2007 bulletin from the Auburn University of Alabama about the history of the Boll Weevil beatle, which appeared on Alabama cotton fields in 1910 and devastated cotton production, and a review of the measures and programs taken since to eradicate the insect. Author: R.H. Smith.
  • The Origins of the Spanish Trade in American Cotton Paper presented at the 2006 International Economic History Congress in Helsinki, describing the problems which obstructed the early development of the cotton trade from the US to 18th Century Spain, and an evaluation of how these problems were resolved. Author: James Thomson.

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Iz moje svaštare
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