Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Beckert's Empire of Cotton Is in the News

Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History at Harvard University, has been in the news often in recent days in relation to his new book, Empire of Cotton: A Global History (Knopf, December 2014). Here is a compendium to date:
Beckert is also co-director of the Program on the Study of Capitalism and of the Weatherhead Initiative on Global History at Harvard.