10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ESPARTO GRASS»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to esparto grass
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Farm Equipment of the Roman World
Manufacturing problems The extraction of the fibre from flax, hemp and esparto
grass involves a number of tedious and time-consuming processes. In the case of
flax these include binding and drying, 'rippling' to remove the bolls, followed by ...
International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, ...
common good earthworms squirrels birds, moles persons animals given to and
similar entertainment humans common laborers The esparto grass which has
been mentioned here, like many other plants which send down their roots very
hemp, esparto. n. dishcloth made of esparto. espartzudi n. field of esparto grass.
espartzugin n. person who processes esparto grass. espartzugintza n.
manufacture of esparto grass. espartzulangile n. person who makes things of
The Encyclopaedia Britannica: a dictionary of arts, ...
In a second spot further within, twelve skeletons formed a semicircle round one
covered with a tunic of skin, and wearing a necklace of esparto grass, earrings of
black stone, and ornaments of shell and wild boar tusk. There were other articles
Thomas Spencer Baynes, 1833
Prehistoric Textiles: The Development of Cloth in the ...
The third miscellaneous fiber of archaeological interest to us is esparto grass.
Botani- cally this includes two different plants of the grass family, Stipa
tenacissima (also known by the Arabic name HaIfa or its French equivalent alfa)
and Lygeum ...
Basque-English, English-Basque Dictionary
hemp, esparto, n dishcloth made of esparto. espartzudi n field of esparto grass.
espartzugin n person who processes esparto grass. espartzugintza n
manufacture of esparto grass. espartzutu vt. to cover with esparto grass.
esperanto n ...
Women Without Men: Gender and Marginality in an Algerian Town
The largest uprising was in 1881-1882 by the confederation of the Ouled Sidi
Cheikh in reaction to the expansion of the colony southward by the concession of
300,000 ha of esparto grass to the Compagnie Franco-Algerienne. In reaction to
The Evolution of Global Paper Industry 1800¬–2050: A ...
It was the introduction of esparto grass for papermaking that first offered a
solution to the raw material shortage in Britain. Since the first and fundamental
utilisation of esparto grass in the paper industry by Thomas Routledge, who took
out a ...
Juha-Antti Lamberg, Jari Ojala, Mirva Peltoniemi, 2012
The Village and the Outside World in Golden Age Castile: ...
Peasants (down to the late twentieth century) who had no agricultural work could
occupy themselves by gathering and preparing esparto grass. Often they
themselves worked it into rope, or woven pieces. In 1504, for example, a citizen
of Mijas ...
A Social History of Spanish Labour: New Perspectives on ...
Decades before, the city of Castellón had become the Spanish epicentre of
esparto grass production – the material from which espadrilles were
manufactured – and this resulted in an increase in the trades associated with it:
rope making ...
Jose A. Piqueras, Vicent Sanz-Rozalen, 2008
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ESPARTO GRASS»
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50 stalls at the open-air event in Fuente Álamo
approximately 50 stalls promoting the products produced by artisans in the area, including wrought iron, esparto grass, glassware and pottery among others. «Murcia Today, Jun 15»
Spain's top 20 nudist beaches
From there, it is a 700-meter walk down a rural path dotted with agave, rosemary and esparto grass. The beach has 800 meters of grey sand ... «EL PAÍS in English, Jun 15»
Breaking Travel News investigates: Spanish cuisine comes to Expo …
... whilst under the porches on the “traditional” side, the surfaces are covered in materials such as cork, esparto grass and wood from barrels. «Breaking Travel News, May 15»
Annabel Keatley's earth art coming soon to Granada's Galeria Cartel
Her paper sculptures are made from locally-gathered fig, avocado leaves and esparto grass. Now her work is going on display at Granada's ... «Olive Press, May 15»
The Mercadillo El Mesoncico changes venue in Cehegín this weekend
Apart from around 60 stalls offering items such as leather and esparto grass goods, natural herbs, cheese and other items from the north-west of the Region of ... «Murcia Today, Apr 15»
12th April Mula artisan market, free guided visit to town centre and …
... ranging from gastronomic goodies such as local honey, ecological wine, oven baked bread, cheeses and delicatessan products, to ceramics, esparto grass, ... «Murcia Today, Apr 15»
Unusual Good Friday and Easter celebrations around the world
Using esparto grass ropes, they whip their backs in a graphic display for 20 minutes. This method of penance, used in many places through the ... «Fox News, Mar 15»
Sustainable homeware: high-end decor that won't cost the earth
... objects using sustainable materials and ethical production, including his Magma rug, made from esparto grass by craftswomen in Murcia. «Financial Times, Mar 15»
Ecologists demand the removal of 3000 plants from Condado de …
... seeds can be spread on the wind, and the group are also advocating that similar native species such as esparto grass be planted in its place. «Murcia Today, Mar 15»
The Annandale Paper Mill at Shotley
... unable to source the rags needed so the firm began to import esparto grass from Spain devouring almost 50 tons a week in its manufacture. «Consett Magazine, Mar 15»