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Empire of Cotton

A Global History

Empire of Cotton( )
Author: Beckert, Sven
ISBN:978-0-375-71396-5
Publication Date:Nov 2015
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
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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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Beckert, Sven (Author)


Sven Beckert was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in History with his title Empire of Cotton: A Global History.

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