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A world history of rubber : empire, industry, and the everyday

Author: Stephen L Harp
Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A World History of Rubber helps readers understand and gain new insights into the social and cultural contexts of global production and consumption, from the nineteenth century to today, through the fascinating story of one commodity. Divides the coverage into themes of race, migration, and labor; gender on plantations and in factories; demand and everyday consumption; World Wars and nationalism; and resistance and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harp, Stephen L.
World history of rubber.
Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2016
(DLC) 2015029623
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Harp
ISBN: 9781118934234 1118934237 9781118934227 1118934229
OCLC Number: 910538302
Description: xviii, 162 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Global connections --
Race, migration, and labor --
Women and gender on plantations and in factories --
Demand and everyday consumption --
World wars, nationalism, and imperialism --
Resistance and independence.
Responsibility: Stephen L. Harp.

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