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Sven Beckert in conversation with Pardis Mahdavi

Tampa Bay Literary Society

Sven Beckert’s Empire of Cotton: A Global History weaves together the story of cotton with how the present global world order came to exist. In conversation with journalist and academic Pardis Mahdavi, Beckert speaks of the constant global struggle between slaves and planters, merchants and statesmen, workers and factory owners, and how these forces ushered in the forces of modern capitalism. A riveting session that also casts a special eye on the impact of the cotton trade on the history of the Indian struggle for freedom.

Date:
Sunday, Sep 22 2019
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Space:
JLF - Skyscapes, 2nd floor
Location:
Main Library
Audience:
  Adult     Teens  
Categories:
  Author Talks