The Boundaries of Western Power The Colonial Cotton Economy in India and the Problem of Quality

@inproceedings{Dejung2013TheBO,
  title={The Boundaries of Western Power The Colonial Cotton Economy in India and the Problem of Quality},
  author={Christof Dejung and Arno Schmidt Pearse},
  year={2013}
}
  • Christof Dejung, Arno Schmidt Pearse
  • Published 2013
Between December I9II and January I9I2, Arno Schmidt Pearse, the secretary of the International Federation of Master Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers, visited India to gather firsthand information on cotton cultivation and trade on the subcontinent. In his report, he revealed shock at certain practices he had enconntered. 'In India, many fraudulent customs are common in the handling of cotton, probably more than in any other country', he Wrote. He had found evidence that seeds of different… CONTINUE READING