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  • Empire of Cotton
    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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  • Plantation Kingdom
    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
    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
    Empire of Cotton (English, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZEPULITZER PRIZE FINALISTThe epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven...

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  • American Capitalism (English, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    The United States has long epitomized capitalism. From its enterprising shopkeepers, wildcat banks, violent slave plantations, and raucous commodities trade to its world-spanning multinationals, its massive factories, and the centripetal power of New York in the world of finance, America has shaped political economy for two centuries and more. But an understanding of ?capitalism? is as elusive as...

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  • Global History, Globally
    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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  • Global History, Globally
    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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  • Slavery's Capitalism
    Slavery's Capitalism (English, CD-Audio) Sven Beckert, Seth Rockman $29.06 $34.95
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  • Slavery's Capitalism
    Slavery's Capitalism (English, CD-Audio) Sven Beckert, Seth Rockman $87.26 $118.00
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  • Plantation Kingdom
    Plantation Kingdom (English, Hardback) Richard Follett, Sven Beckert

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

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  • Empire of Cotton
    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. Sven Beckert's rich, fascination book tells how 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...

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  • King Cotton
    King Cotton (German, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    Vor mehr als 250 Jahren wurde das Reich errichtet, in dem King Cotton herrscht. Krieg, Sklaverei und Ausbeutung standen an seiner Wiege. Während fremde Kulturen rücksichtslos zerschlagen wurden, häuften Händler im Zusammenspiel mit der Staatsgewalt enorme Vermögen an. Ein neues ökonomisches Prinzip begann seinen Siegeszug. Sven Beckert schildert die Geschichte des Kapitalismus im Spiegel...

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  • The American Bourgeoisie
    The American Bourgeoisie (English, Hardback) Julia Rosenbaum

    This volume engages a fundamental disciplinary question about this period in American history: how did the bourgeoisie consolidate their power and fashion themselves not simply as economic leaders but as cultural innovators and arbiters? It also explains how culture helped Americans form both a sense of shared identity and a sense of difference.

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  • The American Bourgeoisie
    The American Bourgeoisie (English, Paperback) J. Rosenbaum

    This volume engages a fundamental disciplinary question about this period in American history: how did the bourgeoisie consolidate their power and fashion themselves not simply as economic leaders but as cultural innovators and arbiters? It also explains how culture helped Americans form both a sense of shared identity and a sense of difference.

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  • The Monied Metropolis
    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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  • The Monied Metropolis
    The Monied Metropolis (English, Hardback) 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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