Worn

by Sofi Thanhauser

£20.00

Reserve a copy

×

Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of Worn for collection at the Marlow Bookshop. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this item is ready for collection. For delivery by post add the address to the order notes and we will be in touch to arrange payment.


    Non Fiction

    Hardback

    9780241389539

    Published January 2022

    Linen, Cotton, Silk, Synthetics, Wool: through the stories of these five fabrics, Sofi Thanhauser illuminates the world we inhabit in a startling new way, travelling from China to Cumbria to reveal the craft, labour and industry that create the clothes we wear.

    From the women who transformed stalks of flax into linen to clothe their families in nineteenth century New England to those who earn their dowries in the cotton-spinning factories of South India today, this book traces the origins of garment-making through time and around the world. Exploring the social, economic and environmental impact of our most personal possessions, Worn looks beyond care labels to show how clothes reveal the truth about what we really care about.

    Titan of the Thames by Sandy Nairne and Peter Williams | 9781800182790

    Titan of the Thames

    Sandy Nairne and Peter Williams

    £25.00

    The Money-Saving Gardener by Anya Lautenbach | 9780241633434

    The Money-Saving Gardener

    Anya Lautenbach

    £16.99

    How Not to Age : The Scientific Approach to Getting Healthier as You Get Older by Michael Greger | 9781529057348

    How Not to Age : The Scientific Approach to Getting Healthier as You Get Older

    Michael Greger

    £22.00

    Yoga: A Manual for Life by Naomi Annand | 9781472963222

    Yoga: A Manual for Life

    Naomi Annand

    £22.00

    Fire Weather : A True Story from a Hotter World by John Vaillant | 9781399720199

    Fire Weather : A True Story from a Hotter World

    John Vaillant

    £25.00

    A Cold Spell : A Human History of Ice by Max Leonard | 9781526631190

    A Cold Spell : A Human History of Ice

    Max Leonard

    £20.00