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The Resource Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert

Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert

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Empire of cotton : a global history
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Empire of cotton
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a global history
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Sven Beckert
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eng
Summary
"The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality in the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism."--
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Title
Empire of cotton
Creator
Summary
The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality in the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Sven Beckert's book tells the story of how, in a remarkably brief period, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world's most significant manufacturing industry combining imperial expansion and slave labor with new machines and wage workers to change the world
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New York Times Notable Book, 2015
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10386424
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
338.4767721
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9870.5
LC item number
.B43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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a global history
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a global history
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Sven Beckert
Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert
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Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-587) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The rise of a global commodity -- Building war capitalism -- The wages of war capitalism -- Capturing labor, conquering land -- Slavery takes command -- Industrial capitalism takes wings -- Mobilizing labor -- Making the global -- A war reverberates around the world -- Reconstructing the empire of cotton -- Creative destructions -- The new cotton imperialism -- The return of the global south -- Epilogue : the weave and the weft
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ocn875554374
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 615 pages
Isbn
9780375414145
Lccn
2014009320
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)875554374

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