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

Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert

Label
Empire of cotton : a global history
Title
Empire of cotton
Title remainder
a global history
Statement of responsibility
Sven Beckert
Creator
Subject
Language
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."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [449]-587) and index
Contents
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 industrial labor -- Making cotton global -- A war reverberates around the world -- Global reconstruction -- Destructions -- The new cotton imperialism -- The return of the global south -- The weave and the weft : an epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 615 pages
Isbn
9780375414145
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014009320
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875554374
  • (OCoLC)ocn875554374
  • 669697
Label
Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [449]-587) and index
Contents
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 industrial labor -- Making cotton global -- A war reverberates around the world -- Global reconstruction -- Destructions -- The new cotton imperialism -- The return of the global south -- The weave and the weft : an epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 615 pages
Isbn
9780375414145
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014009320
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875554374
  • (OCoLC)ocn875554374
  • 669697

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