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- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
The Industrial Revolution was a period of exceptional change for the whole of Britain, not only in technology but in law and order as well. However, in Manchester, 'capital of discontent', events related to the Plug Plots, Peterloo and the Chartists created a very real fear of revolution on the streets of England. The new police force became mired... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 275.00
This book provides an invaluable single source of information on the advances in yarn spinning technologies. Advanced spinning systems are described and comparisons are made of the properties of the yarns produced, and resultant finished products, with those from conventional systems. Part one provides an introduction to yarn fibre spinning and structure.... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 16.99
Few Pacific history books have stood the test of time as well as They Came for Sandalwood , but Dorothy Shineberg?s book, first published in 1967, has never been bettered. This fascinating account of the sandalwood trade describes the first regular contact between Europeans and the Melanesians of New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands, and the New Hebrides... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 135.00
This book analyses how China?s firms in the consumer electronics (CE) sector have developed their business strategy and corporate governance during the reform process. The CE sector is one of China?s most important and dynamic manufacturing sectors. As one of the earliest market-oriented sectors after 1978, its experience illustrates the adoption of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 215.00
A cutting room is a separate area in a clothing manufacturer where garment components are cut out. The accuracy and efficiency of cutting room operations is critical to all subsequent operations and to final garment quality. Drawing on the author?s extensive experience, Industrial cutting of textile materials summarises good practice in cutting room... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 230.00
Translated from Japanese, this book details some of the most interesting developments of the last few decades in the field of fibre manufacture. Many of these have been the result of intensive study in industry and research institutes in Japan - the country at the forefront of research in fibre spinning technology. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Colombia has experienced significant political instability and violence over the past century due to a number of factors, including the proliferation of small-arms trafficking. The authors identify the sources and routes used by arms traffickers to acquire, buy, sell, receive, transfer, and ship weapons. They also examine the various groups and individuals... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 75.00
The textile and clothing industries accounted for USD 350 billion or 5.6% of total merchandise exports in 2002. They provide employment for tens of millions of people, primarily in developing countries but things are set to change drastically when new trade rules come into force at the end of 2004. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
This e-book presents the results of research into a range of these issues in a range of countries as specifically applied to the marketing of apparel. The primary focus is on the issue of age and its influence on purchasing behaviour. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
This study focuses on perceptions of registered brands sold in Shanghai. Brand identity has been studied in Western settings; this study expands understanding of brand identity from a Chinese perspective. Chinese shoppers in Shanghai shopping malls were asked to compare US and Chinese brands in a survey about their perceptions of product attributes,... more...