Big Cotton

Big Cotton

How A Humble Fiber Created Fortunes, Wrecked Civilizations, and Put America on the Map

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
A history of cotton's impact on the world describes how the fiber has been at the center of conflict and controversy, rendering nations into industrial powers, in a chronicle that documents cotton's domestication some 5,500 years ago, its key role in the colonization of the New World, and its post-Industrial Revolution part in transforming communities, prompting innovations, and promoting slavery. 40,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

A history of cotton's impact on the world describes how the fiber has been at the center of conflict and controversy, rendering nations into industrial powers.

Publisher: New York : Viking, c2005
ISBN: 9780670033676
0670033677
Branch Call Number: 338.47677 Y106b 2005
Characteristics: xiv, 398 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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