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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
Author
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."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beckert, Sven
Dewey number
338.4/767721
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9870.5
LC item number
.B43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cotton textile industry
  • Cotton trade
  • Cotton plantation workers
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • Textile workers
  • Capitalism
  • Labor
Label
Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-587) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1576125
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 615 pages
Isbn
9780375414145
Lccn
2014009320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1576125
  • (Sirsi) 1576125
  • (OCoLC)875554374
Label
Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-587) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1576125
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 615 pages
Isbn
9780375414145
Lccn
2014009320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1576125
  • (Sirsi) 1576125
  • (OCoLC)875554374

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