Empire of Cotton

Empire of Cotton

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By Sven Beckert

 

Beckert brings us a recounting of the controversial history of cotton, tracing it’s origins from the slave trade through the industrial revolution all the way to the very foundation of modern capitalism, it’s disturbing inequality, and the global economy of today. Winner of the Bancroft Prize and finalist for the Pulitzer, Empire of Cotton is equal measures startling and enlightening.


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