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Tag Archives: giorgio riello

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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

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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! As historian Giorgio Riello points out in his book, cotton was a global commodity that was traded from East to West and everywhere in...

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  • 15
    May

    2013

    When Cotton was Banned: Indian Cotton Textiles in...

    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. These...

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