Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 January 2018

416 Pages | 7 illus.

ISBN: 9780199474639

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A Frayed History

The Journey of Cotton in India

Meena Menon and Uzramma

  • Traces the history of cotton growing and weaving in India
  • Correlates the distress faced by both farmers and weavers in the production of cotton
  • Discusses the need to preserve the fabric's past and make its narrative relevant for the present
  • Proposes a decentralized way of growing and spinning cotton by giving due importance to the locally grown varieties.