Empire of Cotton: A Global History

* One of The New York Times "10 best books of 2015" * It charts the rise of the 19th century's defining commodity * Its story distills that of the modern capitalist world * It illustrates how any modern industry always looking for the cheapest labor is "engaged in a giant race to the bottom".

Submitted by Mara Caputo

Sven Beckert, Knopf, 2015
ISBN: 9780375713965



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Submitted by Mara Caputo
December 3, 2015

Reviewed by Koni Gebistorf
December 17, 2015

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