Empire of Cotton
A Global HistoryAudiobook CD - 2014
The story of how, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world's most significant manufacturing industry, combining imperial expansion and slave labor with new machines and wage workers to change the world. Beginning well before the advent of machine production in the 1780s, these men captured ancient trades and skills in Asia, combined them with the expropriation of lands in the Americas.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN :, HighBridge Audio,, 2014
Branch Call Number: 338.4767721 Bec
Characteristics: 17 audio discs (20 1/4 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 12 cm