World of Possibilities

World of Possibilities

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A bold and original reinterpretation of Western industrialization from the eighteenth century to the 1990s.The typical example here is that of textile printing where the Swiss manufacturers did not follow the example of the Manchester calico-printers in aiming for continuous production in long runs, but persisted with manual printing methods that left more scope for ... This is how a chronicler justified the rejection of the machine alternative by the Swiss calico-printers:aquot;Mechanical printing is only worthwhile whenanbsp;...

Title:World of Possibilities
Author:Charles F. Sabel, Jonathan Zeitlin
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2002-05-16


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