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The Resource Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert

Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert

Label
Empire of cotton : a global history
Title
Empire of cotton
Title remainder
a global history
Statement of responsibility
Sven Beckert
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Beckert, Sven
Dewey number
338.4/767721
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
HD9870.5
LC item number
.B43 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Jim Frangione
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Frangione, James
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  • Cotton textile industry
  • Cotton trade
  • Cotton plantation workers
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • Textile workers
  • Capitalism
  • Labor
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
17 audio discs (20 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622316328
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781622316328
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
792632
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn886493120
  • (Sirsi) o886493120
  • (OCoLC)886493120
  • 951489
  • 951489
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Empire of cotton : a global history, Sven Beckert
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
17 audio discs (20 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622316328
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781622316328
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
792632
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn886493120
  • (Sirsi) o886493120
  • (OCoLC)886493120
  • 951489
  • 951489
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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