Factory (Granta Series #89)

Factory (Granta Series #89)

by Ian Jack, Luc Sante, Joe Sacco
     
 

Britain invented the factory -- Manchester was the world's first factory-city. Where are they now, and the world of work that went with them? The answer, mainly, is China. An issue devoted to how and where we made and make things.

Featuring Isabel Hilton in the new factories of China, Joe Sacco on Chechen rebels living in an abandoned dairy factory, Andrew

Overview


Britain invented the factory -- Manchester was the world's first factory-city. Where are they now, and the world of work that went with them? The answer, mainly, is China. An issue devoted to how and where we made and make things.

Featuring Isabel Hilton in the new factories of China, Joe Sacco on Chechen rebels living in an abandoned dairy factory, Andrew Martin in the chocolate factories of York, Neil Steinberg on the last lamps in Chicago, Des Barry on the factory where his father worked, Liz Jobey on turning a factory into a home and Luc Sante on the boredom of factory work.

Plus new fiction by James Lasdun and Tessa Hadley

With a picture essay on a Rust Belt factory of the American midwest by Alec Soth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929001194
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Series:
Granta Series, #89
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.57(d)

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