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*The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World*

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The author is Virginia Postrel, and yes studying the history of textiles is one of the very best ways to better understand markets.  This book does that. You can pre-order here.  Here is Virginia’s adapted WSJ essay. The post *The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World* appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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The author is Virginia Postrel, and yes studying the history of textiles is one of the very best ways to better understand markets.  This book does that.

*The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World*You can pre-order here.  Here is Virginia’s adapted WSJ essay.

The post *The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World* appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

Tyler Cowen
Tyler Cowen is an American economist, academic, and writer. He occupies the Holbert C. Harris Chair of economics as a professor at George Mason University and is co-author, with Alex Tabarrok, of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution. Cowen and Tabarrok have also ventured into online education by starting Marginal Revolution University. He currently writes the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times, and he also writes for such publications as The New Republic, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Newsweek, and the Wilson Quarterly.

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