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  • A Local History of Global Capital

    Jute and Peasant Life in the Bengal Delta

    Book 28 - Histories of Economic Life
    Before the advent of synthetic fibers and cargo containers, jute sacks were the preferred packaging material of global trade, transporting the world's grain, cotton, sugar, tobacco, coffee, wool, guano, and bacon. Jute was the second-most widely consumed fiber in the world, after cotton. While the sack circulated globally, the plant was cultivated almost exclusively by peasant smallholders in a ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth

    DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth" by Peter Kilgour, Thomas Woodhouse. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Workplace Relations in Colonial Bengal

    The Jute Industry and Indian Labour 1870s-1930s

    by Anna Sailer ...
    series Critical Perspectives in South Asian History
    This book connects the history of labour movements with the transformation of workplace relations in South Asia from the late 19th century to the 1930s. Contending that labour conflicts in the Bengal jute industry must be understood against the backdrop of a radical change in the organisation of work in this period, Sailer shows how this led to a rupture in worker's relations in the workplace and ... Read more

    $93.99 USD

  • Jute & Cotton Baskets

    series Crochet Patterns
    Ten patterns for different shaped baskets. Combining hemp rope and crochet cotton, these make sturdy and unique baskets for multiple uses from decoration to storage. ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Fabrics, Hemp & Jute in South Korea

    Market Sales

    series PureData eBook
    The Fabrics, Hemp & Jute South Korea eBook provides 14 years Historic and Forecast data on the market for each of the 36 Products and Markets covered. The Products and Markets covered (Fabrics, hemp & jute) are classified by the Major Products and then further defined and analysed by each subsidiary Product or Market Sector. In addition full Financial Data (188 items: Historic and Forecast Balance ... Read more

    $20.85 USD

  • Historical Directory of Trade Unions

    Volume 4, Including Unions in Cotton, Wood and Worsted, Linen and Jute, Silk, Elastic Web, Lace and Net, Hosiery and Knitwear, Textile Finishing, Tailors and Garment Workers, Hat and Cap, Carpets and Textile Engineering

    Despite widespread interest in the trade union movement and its history, it has never been easy to trace the development of individual unions, especially those now defunct, or where name changes or mergers have confused the trail. In this respect the standard histories and industrial studies tend to stimulate curiosity rather than satisfy it. When was a union founded? When did it merge or dissolve ... Read more

    $42.99 USD

  • Empire, Industry and Class

    The Imperial Nexus of Jute, 1840-1940

    by Anthony Cox ...
    series Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series
    Presenting a new approach towards the social history of working classes in the imperial context, this book looks at the formation of working classes in Scotland and Bengal. It analyses the trajectory of labour market formation, labour supervision, cultures of labour and class formation between two regional economies – one in an imperial country and the other in a colonial one.The book examines the ... Read more

    $52.99 USD

  • Sustainable Jute-Based Composite Materials

    Mechanical and Thermomechanical Behaviour

    by Abdul Jabbar ...
    series SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
    This book shows how jute waste is collected from industry and used as a cheaper source to extract and use cellulose. Novel environment-friendly methods are explored for surface modification of natural fibers. The advantages of using biocomposites are listed and the author shows how they can be used effectively as secondary structural parts. ... Read more

    $62.99 USD

  • Jute Geotextiles and their Applications in Civil Engineering

    series Developments in Geotechnical Engineering
    This book presents a first-of-its-kind exposition on the emerging technology of jute fiber geotextiles. The book covers the characteristics of jute fiber and jute yarns, types and functions of jute geotextiles, and the mechanism of control of surficial soil with jute geotextiles. The content also includes applications such as the mechanisms of functioning of jute geotextiles in strengthening road ... Read more

    $143.99 USD

  • The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth

    "The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth" by Peter Kilgour, Thomas Woodhouse. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth

    by T. Woodhouse ...
    The five main fibres used for ordinary textile purposes are cotton, flax, jute, silk and wool; in this group jute has been considered in general as being of the least value, not only in regard to price, but also in regard to utility. It is only under phenomenal conditions which arise from a great upheaval such as that which took place during the world’s great war from 1914 onwards that, from a ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Beowulf the Jute; His Life and Times

    Angles, Saxons and Doubts

    The epic poem "Beowulf" has been explored by many scholars, but personal acquaintance revealed that some important aspects always seem to have been overlooked. This book's intention was to correct such omissions, but discrepancy turned out to be widespread. Rather than being solely a contribution to Scandinavia's history, the material mainly illustrates aspects of English origins as viewed by one ... Read more

    $4.99 USD