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The Resource Empire of Cotton

Empire of Cotton

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Empire of Cotton
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Empire of Cotton
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WINNER OF THE 2015 BANCROFT PRIZE WINNER OF THE 2015 PHILIP TAFT PRIZEFINALIST FOR THE 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR HISTORYSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 CUNDHILL PRIZE IN HISTORICAL LITERATUREEconomist BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2015'A masterpiece of the historian's craft' The NationFor about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. It remains a vast business - if all the cotton bales produced in 2013 had been stacked on top of each other they would have made a somewhat unstable tower 40,000 miles high. Sven Beckert's superb new book is a history of the overwhelming role played by cotton in dictating the shape of our world. It is both a gripping narrative and a brilliant case history of how the world works
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Beckert, Sven
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dictionaries
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  • History
  • Nonfiction
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Empire of Cotton
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OVERDRIVE:0da581a0-1a1e-4e37-b6f4-0aa28f32913f
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9780141979977
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optical disk
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Empire of Cotton
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:0da581a0-1a1e-4e37-b6f4-0aa28f32913f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780141979977
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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