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  • American Capitalism by Sven Beckert
    American Capitalism (English, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    American Capitalism presents cutting-edge research that makes capitalism a subject of historical inquiry. Venturing new angles on finance, debt, and credit; women's rights; slavery and political economy; labor; the racialization of capitalism; and the production of knowledge, it demonstrates the breadth and scope of the new history of capitalism.

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  • Global History, Globally by Sven Beckert
    Global History, Globally (English, Paperback) Sven Beckert

    In recent years historians in many different parts of the world have sought to transnationalize and globalize their perspectives on the past. Despite all these efforts to gain new global historical visions, however, the debates surrounding this movement have remained rather provincial in scope. Global History, Globally addresses this lacuna by surveying the state of global history in different...

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  • Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert
    Empire of Cotton (English, Paperback) Sven Beckert

    "The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality in the world economy, and its making and remaking of global 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...

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  • Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert
    Empire of Cotton (English, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR...

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  • The Monied Metropolis by Sven Beckert
    The Monied Metropolis (English, Paperback) Sven Beckert

    This book, first published in 2001, is a comprehensive history of nineteenth-century New York City's powerful economic elite.

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  • Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert
    Empire of Cotton (English, CD-Audio) Sven Beckert

    The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality in the world economy, and its making a remaking and of global capitalism.

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  • Slavery's Capitalism by Sven Beckert
    Slavery's Capitalism (English, Paperback) Sven Beckert

    Slavery's Capitalism explores the role of slavery in the development of the U.S. economy during the first decades of the nineteenth century. It tells the history of slavery as a story of national, even global, economic importance and investigates the role of enslaved Americans in the building of the modern world.

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  • Global History, Globally by Sven Beckert
    Global History, Globally (English, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    In recent years historians in many different parts of the world have sought to transnationalize and globalize their perspectives on the past. Despite all these efforts to gain new global historical visions, however, the debates surrounding this movement have remained rather provincial in scope. Global History, Globally addresses this lacuna by surveying the state of global history in different...

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  • Plantation Kingdom by Richard Follett
    Plantation Kingdom (English, Paperback) Richard Follett, Sven Beckert

    Written for scholars and students alike, Plantation Kingdom is an accessible and fascinating study.

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  • Slavery's Capitalism by Sven Beckert
    Slavery's Capitalism (English, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    Slavery's Capitalism explores the role of slavery in the development of the U.S. economy during the first decades of the nineteenth century. It tells the history of slavery as a story of national, even global, economic importance and investigates the role of enslaved Americans in the building of the modern world.

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  • Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert
    Empire of Cotton (English, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. It remains a vast business - if all the cotton bales produced in 2013 had been stacked on top of each other they would have made a somewhat unstable tower 40,000 miles high. This is a history of the cotton in dictating the shape of our world.

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  • Slavery and the University by Leslie M. Harris
    Slavery and the University (English, Paperback) Leslie M. Harris

    Presents scholarly essays devoted solely to the histories and legacies of this subject on North American campuses and in their Atlantic contexts. The collection features broadly themed essays on religion, economy, and the regional slave trade of the Caribbean. It also includes case studies of slavery's influence on specific institutions.

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  • Slavery and the University by Leslie M. Harris
    Slavery and the University (English, Hardback) Leslie M. Harris

    Presents scholarly essays devoted solely to the histories and legacies of this subject on North American campuses and in their Atlantic contexts. The collection features broadly themed essays on religion, economy, and the regional slave trade of the Caribbean. It also includes case studies of slavery's influence on specific institutions.

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