This category contains links to hard cover and paperback books and journals about the history of textiles and the textile industry.
  • A Global History of Cotton Textiles: 1200-1850 Book review and index of a collection of essays examining the history of cotton textiles, and investigating the mystery of the different paths of development taken by the cotton industries of Europe and Asia during that time period. Edited by Giorgio Riello and Prasannan Parthasarathi.
  • An Economic History of the Silk Industry, 1830–1930 Historical analysis of the development and growth of the global silk industry. Published by the Cambridge University Press. Author: Prof. Giovanni Federico.
  • Blanket Weaving in the Southwest Book about the history of blanket weaving, describing the evolution of southwestern textiles from the early historic period to the late nineteenth century, establishes a revised chronology for its development, and traces significant changes in materials, techniques, and designs. Author: Joe Ben Wheat.
  • Cotton, Colonialism, and Social History in Sub-Saharan Africa Review and table of content of a collection of case studies describing the dramatic changes in the social history and structure of Africa's agrarian society, caused by the cotton trade and colonialism. Editors: Richard Roberts and Allen Isaacman.
  • Culture of Misfortune: An Interpretive History of Textile Unionism in the United States Study of the institutional history of textile unionism in the United States from 1830 to the present times, containing a chronicle of the rise and fall of the Textile Workers Union of America. Author: Clete Daniel.
  • Fascination with Fiber: Michigan's Handweaving Heritage Review of a book presenting an account of Michigan's handloom weavers and weaving as well as the story of Michigan's fiber-arts tradition. Authors: Marie A. Gile and Marion T. Marzolf.
  • History of Hand Knitting Review of a handbook about the history of the technique and social aspects of hand knitting in Europe and the Americas, based on literary evidence. Includes a definition of knitting in relation to other yarn crafts as crochet and nålbinding, a historical glossary, clear technical diagrams, and a large number of designs charted from historical items. Author: Richard Rutt.
  • How India Clothed the World: The World of South Asian Textiles, 1500-1850 Review of a book argueing against the preponderance of Western Europe as the motor of the world through the assessment of the relative size, geographic extension and economic relevance of cotton production and trade between 1500 and 1850 in India and Asia. Edited by Om Prakash and others.
  • Silk Handbook about the history and development of silk, its properties and practical uses, and its role in the history of fashion design. Published by Yale University Press. Author: Mary Schoeser.
  • Spinning Cotton: Domestic and Industrial Novels Abstract of an essay in 'Victorian Studies', examining the ways in which nineteenth-century domestic and industrial novels highlight and suppress different aspects of Britain's involvement in the Indian cotton trade. Author: Suzanne Daly.
  • Testing the New Deal: The General Textile Strike of 1934 in the American South Review of a book written by Janet Irons, about the general strike in the textile industry in September, 1934.
  • Textile History Journal of the history of textiles and the textile industry, their technological development, design and conservation, and the history of dress and other uses of textiles. From the Pasold Research Fund.
  • Textile Technologies: a Historical Perspective Extensive review of Charu Smita Gupta's book about the technologies of various Indian processes of textile manufacture from prehistoric times to the present day. From the Infinity Foundation web site.
  • Textile Town Illustrated narrative, scrapbook and encyclopedia compiled by scholars and blue-collar workers, presenting the history of the more than 50 cotton mills and textile factories in Spartanburg County, South Carolina from 1816 to the present. Includes the lyrics of cotton mill songs, and a glossary of textile terms and historical entries.
  • The Book of Silk Paperback conveying the rich history of silk through five millennia, reproducing hundreds of fabrics, furnishings and garments, from ancient China, where the secret of reeling silkworm cocoons was first discovered, by the legendary Silk Routes to Byzantium and the Islamic world, to Ottoman Turkey and India, to the Renaissance, and the baroque and rococo silks of western Christendom, and ends with the silk fashion of the present. Published by Thames and Hudson. Author: Philippa Scott.
  • The Cambridge History of Western Textiles Two-volume standard work on the production and uses of textiles, through the eyes of archaeologists, economic and social historians, historians of fashion and the history of dress, and museum curators familiar with surviving artefacts. Edited by David Jenkins.
  • The English Wool Market, c. 1230-1327 Review of a handbook about the trade in English wool whose production, acquisition, exchange, and manufacture launched countless ships, occupied many merchants, and kept the looms of Flanders, England, and Italy working, but which in the period covered also was in chronically short supply. Authors: Adrian R. Bell, Chris Brooks and Paul R. Dryburgh. Reviewed by James M. Murray.
  • The European Linen Industry in Historical Perspective Detailed review of a collections of articles and essays about aspects of the European linen industry and its colonial American trading partners during the 18th and 19th Centuries. Edited by Brenda Collins and Philip Ollerenshaw. Book review by Katrina Honeyman.
  • The European Linen Industry in Historical Perspective Collection of original essays providing an overview of linen production and consumption in Europe and North America since the Middle Ages. Published by the Oxford University Press. Edited by Brenda Collins and Philip Ollerenshaw.
  • The Fibre that Changed the World Collection of essays showing how cotton became the vehicle for factory-based production and associated industrialization, and frequently served as a focus for the readjustment of mature industrial economies. Published by the Oxford University Press. Edited by Douglas Farnie and David Jeremy.
  • The Textile Industry in North Carolina: A History Survey of North Carolina's textile industry from its roots in the spinning wheels and hand looms of the colonial and Revolutionary periods through the massive buy-outs, consolidations, and plant closings of the 1980s. Published by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. Author: Brent D. Glass
  • Treasures in Silk Illustrated history of Chinese textiles, describing the importance of sericulture, and silk production and design on traditional Chinese art. Includes a detailed glossary on sericulture and textile technologies, and links to related sites. English and Chinese. Author: Feng Zhao.
  • Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years Review of a book about the history of hand spinning, weaving and women's involvement in the business of cloth manufacture both within and outside the home throughout the ages, with the primary emphasis being on archaeological problem solving and the ancient and classical periods. Author: Elizabeth Wayland Barber.
  • Women and Labour in Late Colonial India: The Bengal Jute Industry Review of a study on women working in the Bengal jute industry during the late colonial period between 1897 and Indian independence in 1950, based on colonial records and legislative materials, jute mill and trade union records, and some interviews. Author: Samita Sen.

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