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The spinning world

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Cotton textiles were the first good to achieve a truly global reach. For many centuries muslins and calicoes from the Indian subcontinent were demanded in the trading worlds of the Indian Ocean and the eastern Mediterranean. After 1500, new circuits of exchange were developed. Of these, the early-modern European craze for Indian calicoes and the huge nineteenth-century export trade in Lancashire goods, and subsequent de-industrialisation of the Indian subcontinent,are merely the best known. These episodes, although of great importance, far from exhaust the story of cotton. They are well known because of the enormous research energy that has been devoted to them, but other important elements of cotton's long history are deserving of similar attention.

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Perfect condition
Author(s):
Giorgio Riello and Prasannan Parthasarathi
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0199559449
ISBN-13:
9780199559442
Number of pages:
489
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Spinning World A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850

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Cotton textiles were the first good to achieve a truly global reach. For many centuries muslins and calicoes from the Indian subcontinent were demanded in the trading worlds of the Indian Ocean and the eastern Mediterranean. After 1500, new circuits of exchange were developed. Of these, the early-modern European craze for Indian calicoes and the huge nineteenth-century export trade in Lancashire goods, and subsequent de-industrialisation of the Indian subcontinent,are merely the best known. These episodes, although of great importance, far from exhaust the story of cotton. They are well known because of the enormous research energy that has been devoted to them, but other important elements of cotton's long history are deserving of similar attention.

Added value:
Perfect condition
Author(s):
Giorgio Riello and Prasannan Parthasarathi
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0199559449
ISBN-13:
9780199559442
Number of pages:
489
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Spinning World A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850

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