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Empire of cotton, a global history, Sven Beckert - hardback

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."--, Provided by publisher
Table Of 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
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
xxii, 615 pages, illustrations, 25 cm
Isbn
9780375414145

Library Locations

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