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Cotton and race across the Atlantic : Britain, Africa, and America, 1900-1920 / Jonathan E. Robins.

Author:
Robins, Jonathan [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Rochester, NY, USA : University of Rochester Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
xi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora ; v. 73. [More in this series]
  • Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora ; v. 73
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-290) and index.
Contents:
The cotton crisis: Lancashire, the American South, and the turn to "Empire Cotton" -- "The Black man's crop": The British Cotton Growing Association and Africa -- "The scientific redemption of Africa": Coercion and regulation in colonial agriculture -- "King Cotton's impoverished retinue": Making cotton a "White man's crop" in the American South -- Cotton, development, and the "Imperial Burden."
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781580465670 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 1580465676 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016025372
OCLC:
945359307
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