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The Resource Made on Earth : what we wear, where it comes from, where it goes, Wolfgang Korn

Made on Earth : what we wear, where it comes from, where it goes, Wolfgang Korn

Label
Made on Earth : what we wear, where it comes from, where it goes
Title
Made on Earth
Title remainder
what we wear, where it comes from, where it goes
Statement of responsibility
Wolfgang Korn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How does a piece of clothing end up in your wardrobe? Where does it come from, and where does it go? This is not just a story about manufacturing. This is a story about people, their livelihoods and their life expectations. This is the story of globalisation. Made on Earth follows the incredible journey of a red fleece manufactured in Bangladesh. From the initial order through to shipping, recycling, and eventually landfill, Made on Earth explores how one single item can connect so many people's lives. Focusing not just on environmental but ethical trading concerns, Made on Earth ultimately ex
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1958-
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Korn, Wolfgang
Dewey number
687
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2050 .K384 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Calleja, Jen
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  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
  • Textile workers
  • Textile industry
  • International trade
  • Recycled products
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
  • International trade
  • Textile industry
  • Textile workers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Made on Earth : what we wear, where it comes from, where it goes, Wolfgang Korn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Contents; 1 How a Fleece Became the Star; 2 Can Money Really Buy Everything?; 3 Oil Tankers: The Whipping Boys of Globalisation; 4 A General Strike in Chittagong: Bangladesh Hangs By a Thread; 5 Tuk-tuk Races, Floods and Fleece: A Day in Bangladesh's Textile Industry; 6 A World of Floating Metal Boxes: A Container Ship Heading for Europe; 7 From Surplus to Talisman: Something Unwanted Becomes a Lucky Charm; 8 The Fishing Industry and People Trafficking: A Journey to West Africa; 9 Some are Thirsty, Others are Not: A Showdown in Tenerife
  • 10 How We Could Change the End of This Story TogetherAbout the Author; Glossary; Further Information; Copyright Page
Control code
823721403
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408192474
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d026f152-4915-4a29-8174-4abb2b759ed6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823721403
Label
Made on Earth : what we wear, where it comes from, where it goes, Wolfgang Korn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Contents; 1 How a Fleece Became the Star; 2 Can Money Really Buy Everything?; 3 Oil Tankers: The Whipping Boys of Globalisation; 4 A General Strike in Chittagong: Bangladesh Hangs By a Thread; 5 Tuk-tuk Races, Floods and Fleece: A Day in Bangladesh's Textile Industry; 6 A World of Floating Metal Boxes: A Container Ship Heading for Europe; 7 From Surplus to Talisman: Something Unwanted Becomes a Lucky Charm; 8 The Fishing Industry and People Trafficking: A Journey to West Africa; 9 Some are Thirsty, Others are Not: A Showdown in Tenerife
  • 10 How We Could Change the End of This Story TogetherAbout the Author; Glossary; Further Information; Copyright Page
Control code
823721403
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408192474
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d026f152-4915-4a29-8174-4abb2b759ed6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823721403

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