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Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism
This book is the winner of the 2015 Bancroft Prize and the 2015 Philip Taft Prize. It was the finalist for the 2015 Pulizter Prize for History and short-listed for the 2015 Cundill Prize inExpand
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Empire of Cotton: A Global History
The cotton industry is fundamental to the development of global capitalism and broadly shaped the world we live in today. It is therefore important to realise the extent to which this depended on theExpand
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Empire of Cotton
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AHR Conversation: On Transnational History
This year, the AHR inaugurates what we hope to be an annual “Conversation” on topics of wide interest to historians. Inspired by our sister journal, the Journal of American History, which two yearsExpand
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The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie
Introduction Part I. Manners, Fortunes, Politics: 1. Accumulating capital 2. Negotiating the New Metropolis 3. The politics of capital Part II. Reluctant Revolutionaries: 4. Bourgeois New Yorkers goExpand
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Introduction Slavery’s Capitalism
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