Empire of Cotton: A Global History

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Empire of Cotton: A Global History - Beckert, Sven
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"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 rich, fascinating 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. Here is the story of how, beginning well before the advent of machine production ...

Empire of Cotton: A Global History 2015, Vintage

ISBN-13: 9780375713965

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Empire of Cotton: A Global History 2014, Knopf Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780375414145

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Empire of Cotton: A Global History 2014, HighBridge Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781622316328

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