Book ‘Worn’ by Sofi Thanhauser

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A People’s History of Clothing
A sweeping and captivatingly told history of clothing and the stuff it is made of—an unparalleled deep-dive into how everyday garments have transformed our lives, our societies, and our planet “Thanhauser... examines the effect of clothes on our environment, politics and even our ethics... admirable, meticulously researched... [and] makes us pay attention.” — The Wall Street Journal In this panoramic social history, Sofi Thanhauser brilliantly tells five stories—Linen, Cotton, Silk, Synthetics, Wool—about the clothes we wear and where they come from, illuminating our world in unexpected ways. She takes us from the opulent court of Louis XIV to the labor camps in modern-day Chinese-occupied Xinjiang. We see how textiles were...
Publisher: Pantheon (January 25, 2022)  Pages: ‎400 pages  ISBN-10: 1524748390  ISBN-13: 978-1524748395  ASIN:‎ B08H194VZB

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