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- Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95
The furniture industry has played an important role in the history of the United States as a bellwether for manufacturing. This sector continues to be a major manufacturing employer in the US and around the world through its utilization of a global production network. Types of furniture range from household (indoor and outdoor) to institutional, with... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95
In recent decades, the decline of traditional manufacturing--deindustrialization--has been one of the most significant aspects of the restructuring of the American economy. David Koistinen examines the demise of the New England textile industry from the 1920s through the 1980s to better understand the process of industrial decline. He systematically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
First Published in 1965. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00
First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 63.95
Cannon Mills was once the country’s largest manufacturer of household textiles, and in many ways it exemplified the textile industry and paternalism in the postbellum South. At the same time, however, its particular brand of paternalism was much stronger and more enduring than elsewhere, and it remained in place long after most of... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 25.00
The story of the American fur trade has been told many times from different viewpoints, but David Lavender was the first to place it within the overall contest for empire between Britain and the United States. Rather than offering a simple hagiography of men like Jedediah Smith, Kit Carson, Jim Bridger and other legendary trappers, Lavender relates... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 410.00
Since its first development in the 1970s, Process Integration (PI) has become an important methodology in achieving more energy efficient processes. This pioneering handbook brings together the leading scientists and researchers currently contributing to PI development, pooling their expertise and specialist knowledge to provide readers with a comprehensive... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 34.70
In den letzten Jahren fand eine stetige Privatisierung von Kriegen statt, nicht zuletzt durch den Einsatz von "Söldnerfirmen" wie Blackwater (heute: Academi) in Afghanistan und im Irak. Doch es ist ein weit verbreiteter Irrglaube, dass Söldner erst mit dem Aufstieg der großen Militärdienstleister nach dem Ende des Kalten Krieges wieder zu... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00
The textile industry impacts the environment in a number of ways, including its use of resources, its impact on global warming, and the amount of pollution and waste it generates. Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain reviews methods used to calculate this environmental impact including product carbon footprints... more...