Empire of Cotton

a New History of Global Capitalism
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Current format, Book, 2014, All copies in use.
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For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. For centuries it was central to India's prosperity - a prosperity that was devastated by Britain's imperial takeover of the industry. This book is a history of the overwhelming role played by cotton in dictating the shape…

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