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  • 5 Jun 2013

    Making Cotton

    Cotton is a substance used to make clothing, bags, and other items that are bought and sold globally on a daily basis. But how do we turn that little boll of cotton filled with seeds into something we can use?

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  • 31 May 2013

    Galley Giveaway! COTTON by Giorgio Riello

    In honor of Cotton’s release, we’re hosting a galley giveaway!

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  • 22 May 2013

    Cotton: The Quiz

    How well do you know the history of cotton? Take our quiz and find out!

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  • 15 May 2013
    Giorgio Riello

    When Cotton was Banned: Indian Cotton Textiles in Early Modern England

    From the mid-seventeenth century onwards, Indian textiles were imported by the European East India companies and were sought after by consumers not just in England, but in most European countries. But the inroads of Indian cotton textiles into the consuming habits of Europeans also generated resistance.

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  • 4 Jan 2013

    2013: I Resolve to Read

    Welcome to 2013 at Cambridge University Press! A new year means new books, which means we are very excited.

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