Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber

Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber

Author: Stephen Yafa
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Ranging from its domestication 5,500 years ago to its influence in creating fashion empires, this volume is a detailed look at the plant that fooled Columbus into thinking he'd reached India, that helped start the Industrial Revolution and the American Civil War, and made one bug--the boll weevil--world famous.
Book Title Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber
Author Stephen Yafa
Publisher Penguin Books
SKU ING-ENG-1544
ISBN 9780143037224
Ranging from its domestication 5,500 years ago to its influence in creating fashion empires, this volume is a detailed look at the plant that fooled Columbus into thinking he'd reached India, that helped start the Industrial Revolution and the American Civil War, and made one bug--the boll weevil--world famous.

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