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Empire of cotton : a global history

Author: Sven Beckert; James Frangione
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : HighBridge Audio, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio   Book : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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The story of how, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world's most significant manufacturing industry, combining imperial expansion and slave labor with new machines and wage workers to change the world. Beginning well before the advent of machine production in the 1780s, these men captured ancient trades and skills in Asia, combined them with the expropriation of lands in the Americas.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sven Beckert; James Frangione
ISBN: 9781622316328 1622316320
OCLC Number: 886493120
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Jim Frangione.
Description: 17 audio discs (20 1/4 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Sven Beckert.

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The story of how, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world's most significant manufacturing industry, combining imperial expansion and slave labor with new machines and wage workers to change the world. Beginning well before the advent of machine production in the 1780s, these men captured ancient trades and skills in Asia, combined them with the expropriation of lands in the Americas.

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