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The Textile Industry

The Textile Industry (Hardback)

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The foundations for the modern textile industry were laid by the technical developments of the 18th century. Textile industries grew in Europe - especially England, Belgium, France - and in the USA. But after World War II, the textile industry underwent significant changes worldwide. Textile manufacturing expanded and China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea became competitive with European and United States industry. Restrictive quotas and tariffs were imposed by countries who felt their industries threatened, and countries automated their textile industries to combat lower priced competition. Stanley Chapman has selected more than 100 articles that identify the key historical developments and which reveal the complex issues within the textile industry today.

BusinessBusiness & managementOwnership & organization of enterprisesBusinessEconomicsEconomics of industrial organisationBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesConstruction & heavy industryConstruction industryBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesConstruction & heavy industryIron, steel & metals industriesBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesEnergy industries & utilitiesAlternative & renewable energy industriesBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesEnergy industries & utilitiesWater industriesBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesIndustrial relations & safetyIndustrial relationsBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesIndustrial relations & safetyOccupational / industrial health & safetyBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesManufacturing industriesArmaments industriesBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesPrimary industriesFisheries & related industriesBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesPrimary industriesForestry & related industriesBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesPrimary industriesMining industryHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesLeather & fur technologyTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesClothing & footware manufactureTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesFurniture & furnishings manufactureTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesHousehold appliances manufactureTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesPrecision instruments manufactureTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesPrinting & reprographic technologyTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesPulp & paper technologyTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesTextile & fibre technologyTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesTimber & wood processingTechnicalMechanical engineering & materialsProduction engineeringComputer aided manufacture or CAM Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd. Publication Date: 15/11/1997 ISBN-13: 9781860640575  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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