Empire of Cotton: A Global History


WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZE

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST

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.
        In a remarkably brief period, European entrepreneurs and powerful politicians recast the world’s…

Empire Of Cotton

ISBN 10 : 9780385353250
ISBN 13 : 0385353251

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be..

Empire Of Cotton

ISBN 10 : 0141979984
ISBN 13 : 9780141979984

Winner of the 2015 Bancroft Prize and the 2015 Philip Taft Prize Finalist for the 2015 Pulizter Prize for History and shortlisted for the 2015 Cundill Prize in Historical Literatur..

La Naissance Du Monde Moderne

ISBN 10 : 2708239120
ISBN 13 : 9782708239128

Cette réflexion sur l'histoire du monde mêle, à travers les différents continents, l'économie et les révolutions, la religion et les idéologies, l'urbanisme et les arts, et ..

Global History Globally

ISBN 10 : 135003634X
ISBN 13 : 9781350036345

In recent years historians in many different parts of the world have sought to transnationalize and globalize their perspectives on the past. Despite all these efforts to gain new ..

Spqr Histoire De L Ancienne Rome

ISBN 10 : 9782262069520
ISBN 13 : 2262069522

Véritable phénomène : LA synthèse qui révise l'histoire de Rome, de sa fondation à sa chute, par une immense historienne anglaise. L'ancienne Rome continue de soutenir l'édi..

La Porte

ISBN 10 : 9782878586909
ISBN 13 : 2878586905

La narratrice retrace sa relation avec Emerence qui fut sa femme de ménage pendant une vingtaine d’années. L’une est vieille, l’autre jeune, l’une sait à peine lire, l..

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