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How India clothed the world [electronic resource] : the world of South Asian textiles, 1500-1850 / edited by Giorgio Riello, Tirthankar Roy ; with the collaboration of Om Prakash and Kaoru Sugihara.

Contributor(s): Riello, Giorgio | Roy, Tirthankar.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Global economic history series: v. 4.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 489 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps.ISBN: 9789047429975 (electronic bk.); 9047429974 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Textile fabrics -- India -- History | Textile industry -- India | Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Marketing | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Trade & Tariffs | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Exports & ImportsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How India clothed the world.DDC classification: 382/.4567700954 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures and Maps -- Colour Plates -- List of Tables -- Prologue -- Preface -- Introduction: The World of South Asian Textiles, 15008211;1850 -- Part I -- Region of Exchange: Textiles in the Indian Ocean and Beyond -- Chapter 1 -- Southeast Asian Consumption of Indian and British Cotton Cloth, 16008211;1850 -- Chapter 2 -- Cloths of a New Fashion: Indian Ocean Networks of Exchange and Cloth Zones of Contact in Africa and India in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries -- Chapter 3 -- English versus Indian Cotton Textiles: The Impact of Imports on Cotton Textile Production in West Africa -- Chapter 4 -- British Exports of Raw Cotton from India to China during the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries -- Chapter 5 -- The Resurgence of Intra-Asian Trade, 18008211;1850 -- Part II -- Region of Production: Textiles in South Asia -- Chapter 6 -- The Textile Industry and the Economy of South India, 15008211;1800 -- Chapter 7 -- Four Centuries of Decline? Understanding the Changing Structure of the South Indian Textile Industry -- Chapter 8 -- From Market-Determined to Coercion-Based: Textile Manufacturing in Eighteenth-Century Bengal -- Chapter 9 -- The Political Economy of Textiles in Western India: Weavers, Merchants and the Transition to a Colonial Economy -- Chapter 10 -- Competition and Control in the Market for Textiles: Indian Weavers and the English East India Company in the Eighteenth Century -- Part III -- Region of Change: Indian Textiles and European Development -- Chapter 11 -- The Indian Apprenticeship: The Trade of Indian Textiles and the Making of European Cottons -- Chapter 12 -- The French Connection: Indian Cottons and Their Early Modern Technology -- Chapter 13 -- Fashioning Global Trade: Indian Textiles, Gender Meanings and European Consumers, 15008211;1800 -- Chapter 14 -- Quality, Cotton and the Global Luxury Trade -- Chapter 15 -- Historical Issues of Deindustrialization in Nineteenth-Century South India -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures and Maps -- Colour Plates -- List of Tables -- Prologue -- Preface -- Introduction: The World of South Asian Textiles, 15008211;1850 -- Part I -- Region of Exchange: Textiles in the Indian Ocean and Beyond -- Chapter 1 -- Southeast Asian Consumption of Indian and British Cotton Cloth, 16008211;1850 -- Chapter 2 -- Cloths of a New Fashion: Indian Ocean Networks of Exchange and Cloth Zones of Contact in Africa and India in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries -- Chapter 3 -- English versus Indian Cotton Textiles: The Impact of Imports on Cotton Textile Production in West Africa -- Chapter 4 -- British Exports of Raw Cotton from India to China during the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries -- Chapter 5 -- The Resurgence of Intra-Asian Trade, 18008211;1850 -- Part II -- Region of Production: Textiles in South Asia -- Chapter 6 -- The Textile Industry and the Economy of South India, 15008211;1800 -- Chapter 7 -- Four Centuries of Decline? Understanding the Changing Structure of the South Indian Textile Industry -- Chapter 8 -- From Market-Determined to Coercion-Based: Textile Manufacturing in Eighteenth-Century Bengal -- Chapter 9 -- The Political Economy of Textiles in Western India: Weavers, Merchants and the Transition to a Colonial Economy -- Chapter 10 -- Competition and Control in the Market for Textiles: Indian Weavers and the English East India Company in the Eighteenth Century -- Part III -- Region of Change: Indian Textiles and European Development -- Chapter 11 -- The Indian Apprenticeship: The Trade of Indian Textiles and the Making of European Cottons -- Chapter 12 -- The French Connection: Indian Cottons and Their Early Modern Technology -- Chapter 13 -- Fashioning Global Trade: Indian Textiles, Gender Meanings and European Consumers, 15008211;1800 -- Chapter 14 -- Quality, Cotton and the Global Luxury Trade -- Chapter 15 -- Historical Issues of Deindustrialization in Nineteenth-Century South India -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.

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