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📒Empire Of Cotton ✍ Sven Beckert
✏Empire of Cotton Book Summary : 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 almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven Beckert’s rich, fascinating book tells the story of how, in a remarkably brief period, 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. Here is the story of how, beginning well before the advent of machine production in the 1780s, these men captured ancient trades and skills in Asia, and combined them with the expropriation of lands in the Americas and the enslavement of African workers to crucially reshape the disparate realms of cotton that had existed for millennia, and how industrial capitalism gave birth to an empire, and how this force transformed the world. 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. 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. The result is a book as unsettling as it is enlightening: a book that brilliantly weaves together the story of cotton with how the present global world came to exist.
📒River Of Dark Dreams ✍ Walter Johnson
✏River of Dark Dreams Book Summary : River of Dark Dreams places the Cotton Kingdom at the center of worldwide webs of exchange and exploitation that extended across oceans and drove an insatiable hunger for new lands. This bold reaccounting dramatically alters our understanding of American slavery and its role in U.S. expansionism, global capitalism, and the upcoming Civil War.
📒Cotton ✍ Giorgio Riello
✏Cotton Book Summary : A fascinating account of how cotton industrialised Europe and transformed the early modern global economy.
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📒Cotton ✍ Stephen Yafa
✏Cotton Book Summary : 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. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
📒American Capitalism ✍ Sven Beckert
✏American Capitalism Book Summary : The United States has long epitomized capitalism. From its enterprising shopkeepers, wildcat banks, violent slave plantations, huge industrial working class, and raucous commodities trade to its world-spanning multinationals, its massive factories, and the centripetal power of New York in the world of finance, America has come to symbolize capitalism for two centuries and more. But an understanding of the history of American capitalism is as elusive as it is urgent. What does it mean to make capitalism a subject of historical inquiry? What is its potential across multiple disciplines, alongside different methodologies, and in a range of geographic and chronological settings? And how does a focus on capitalism change our understanding of American history? American Capitalism presents a sampling of cutting-edge research from prominent scholars. These broad-minded and rigorous essays venture new angles on finance, debt, and credit; women’s rights; slavery and political economy; the racialization of capitalism; labor beyond industrial wage workers; and the production of knowledge, including the idea of the economy, among other topics. Together, the essays suggest emerging themes in the field: a fascination with capitalism as it is made by political authority, how it is claimed and contested by participants, how it spreads across the globe, and how it can be reconceptualized without being universalized. A major statement for a wide-open field, this book demonstrates the breadth and scope of the work that the history of capitalism can provoke.
📒The Monied Metropolis ✍ Sven Beckert
✏The Monied Metropolis Book Summary : This book, first published in 2001, is a comprehensive history of nineteenth-century New York City's powerful economic elite.
📒Gandhi ✍ Rajmohan Gandhi
✏Gandhi Book Summary : The author, the grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, describes the life of the Indian leader as well as the history of India during Gandhi's time.
📒Brazil ✍ Leslie Bethell
✏Brazil Book Summary : The transformation of Brazil from Portuguese colony to independent nation continues through Brazilian independence to the Paraguayan War, the age of reform (1870-1889) and The First Republic (1889-1930).
📒China Trade And Empire ✍ Alain Le Pichon
✏China Trade and Empire Book Summary : This edition of 263 letters written by or to William Jardine and James Matheson traces an intriguing range of commercial, political and personal dramas played out in Britain, India and China. The correspondence covers a period of rapid growth for Jardine, Matheson & Co, from 1827 when the founders first joined forces, to Jardine's death in 1843, shortly after the end of the Opium War. The letters document the immediate business concerns about tea, opium and British exports to China; but they also reveal articulate and passionate views on the major issues of the day, including monopoly, free trade, and after 1839 the conduct of the Opium War and the start of British rule in Hong Kong. The volume's detailed editorial notes make this a rich resource for anyone interested in individual families and firms engaged in the Eastern trade.