- Anthony Burton
Anthony Burton is a professional author, who has been writing about the history of technology, including the textile industries for the past forty years.
He wrote and presented the B B C-T V series The Rise of King Cotton and also wrote the accompanying book.
Recently he has been the advisor to Discovery Channels programmes Industrial Revolutions and Industrial Revolutions Europe, which included visiting silk mills and museums in Britain and Lyon in France.
He is a founder member and former chair of the Stroud Water Textile Trust, that preserves and demonstrates machinery of the West of England woollen industry.
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