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Empire of cotton : a global history

text Empire of cotton : a global history

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 rich, fascinating book tells the story of how, in a remarkably brief period, Europ... Read more
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 ... Read more
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615 p.; 24 cm
Publisher
2014

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KCL 338.4 BECKERT in Adult Non-fiction Available

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