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Empire of Cotton: A Global History

Empire of Cotton: A Global History

Beckert, Sven

Paperback

Business GeneralGeneral World History

Publisher Price: $18.00

ISBN10: 0375713964
ISBN13: 9780375713965
Published: Nov 10 2015
Pages: 640
Weight: 1.30
Height: 1.30 Width: 5.10 Depth: 7.80
Language: English

WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZE

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST

Winner of the Alfred and Fay Chandler Book Award

The empire of cotton was, from the beginning, a fulcrum of constant global struggle between slaves and planters, merchants and statesmen, workers and factory owners. Sven Beckert makes clear how these forces ushered in the world of modern capitalism, including the vast wealth and disturbing inequalities that are with us today.

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