Tagged: History

Hemp fibre

Hemp fibre in Chinese history

The earliest record of man’s use of hemp fibre comes from the island of Taiwan, located off the coast of mainland China. In this densely populated part of the world, archeologists have unearthed an ancient...

hemp paper

Hemp paper: an history of eco-sustainability

Among the many important inventions credited to the Chinese, hemp paper must surely rank at the very top. Without paper, the progress of civilization would have advanced at a snail’s pace. Mass production of...