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As Riello points out, commodities are a good way to tell a global story since many of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(them have been traded throughout the world for centuries. But )] TJ ET BT 336.296 216.299 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Cotton)] TJ ET BT 368.972 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, Riello insists, is not a history of a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(commodity called ?cotton? since he sees this is as a book covering everything from the raw material through )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to the various manufacturing and finishing processes, diverse products and their trade and consumption in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(markets world-wide.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Riello?s long-term interests both in global history and in textile and fashion history have positioned him well )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to undertake this ambitious project. He was previously engaged in the activities of the Global Economic )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(History Network based at the London School of Economics and later co-edited several books that inform )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.507 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Cotton)] TJ ET BT 66.692 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, notably )] TJ ET BT 111.692 104.507 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850)] TJ ET BT 444.368 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, )] TJ ET BT 450.368 104.507 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(How India Clothed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.251 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(the World)] TJ ET BT 81.680 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( and )] TJ ET BT 105.008 90.251 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Global Design History)] TJ ET BT 214.340 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 217.340 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 217.340 88.857 m 231.332 88.857 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 231.332 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( He says that his experiences on the LSE project taught him a lot )] TJ ET BT 34.016 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(about global history, still a relatively new field of enquiry, and indicated the enormous challenges and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pitfalls for those valiant enough to engage in it. 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First, in a narrative that tells the story of how cotton became global and a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(key element in production, exchange and consumption in many societies around the world. By the early 14th )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(century India had developed many regions specialising in producing different kinds of cotton textiles, traded )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(widely across the Indian Ocean. Cotton textiles also flourished in China and to a lesser extent in Southeast )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Asia and parts of Africa, before becoming a major item of trade and consumption in Europe. Indeed, cotton )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(textiles were probably the most traded commodity in the medieval and early modern world, hence the global )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dimension, brought about at first by ?tenuous links?, across Asia, Africa and Europe. The narrative continues )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(into the age of slave cultivation in the Americas and ultimately of mass manufactures in the European and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(North American industrial revolutions. This last part of the story, best known to most, takes on a different )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dimension viewed in the longer time frame and more diverse global contexts, indeed, as Riello puts it, in a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(more dynamic past stretching back many centuries before the technological innovations that transformed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cotton textile production. Indeed, when one looks at the print of a water-powered multiple spinning frame )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(used in China in the early 14th century, the message is crystal clear.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Beyond the narrative the book is organised in three parts, each considering the interrelationships between )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(resources \(in particular raw cotton\), exchange \(trade and consumption\) and production \(technologies, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(organisations, institutions and human agency\). Part one, ?The first cotton revolution: a centrifugal system?, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(describes the period from around 1000 to the 16th century, when cotton textiles were already a global )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(industry, with production and trade dominated by South Asia. The ?Indian cotton system? was ?centrifugal? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(because it was based on diffused resources, techniques, knowledge and profit sharing ? and only loosely )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(coordinated in the subcontinent. While many areas in and beyond India produced cottons it had the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(competitive advantage of high quality and remained the core area throughout the early modern era, indeed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(well into the 18th century. The Indian Ocean was the great highway for this trade to locations around its rim )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and through them many beyond.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The second part, ?Learning and connecting: making cottons global?, looks at the role of European traders, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Portuguese, Dutch, English, French and other state-sponsored enterprises, in the Indian Ocean trade after )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1500. Riello argues that while the import of Indian cottons to Europe was important the European companies )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(also provided critical knowledge about a complex range of fabrics and raised consumer awareness about )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(their use in dress and furnishings. European merchants also promoted cotton into an Atlantic commodity for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(American and African markets. At the same time Europeans learned Asian techniques of printing and dyeing )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which transformed textile production and consumption in advance of mechanised mass production. Hence )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the thesis that the revolutionary growth of cotton manufacture in Europe was the end result of at least two )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(centuries during which time knowledge of processes, materials and commodities were acquired from the rest )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the world in a complex learning process. Europeans were late participants in a continuing centrifugal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(process, but their capitalist system and expertise with other fibres eventually led them in a dramatically )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(different direction.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Europe might have expanded cotton spinning and weaving on proto-industrial lines, indeed those along )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which it was moving before the age of mass manufactures. The final part of the book, ?The second cotton )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(revolution: a centripetal system?, describes how Europe became the global centre for the production and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(trade of cotton textiles, where manufacture was as important as trade had earlier been in Asia. Indeed, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historians have argued for the centrality of manufacturing, but Riello maintains that too much emphasis has )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(been placed on spinning and weaving and the importance of raw materials and finishing has been )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(overlooked. The ?European?, unlike the Indian system, was based on the capacity of the ?centre? to exploit )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(capital, labour, natural resources and markets in an increasing intensive global context. This ?western )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(system?, centred on Europe and the Atlantic, depended for long on slavery, which certainly contributed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(immeasurably to its rapid growth in the early to mid 19th century. It also led in the longer term to the demise )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of production in many other parts of the world.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Much of this is universally known, of course, though the research input on themes and using sources )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(previously unexplored by English speaking scholars is formidable. Thanks to earlier joint ventures, notably )] TJ ET endstream endobj 19 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 21 0 R ] /Contents 20 0 R >> endobj 20 0 obj << /Length 7068 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in the volumes Riello has co-edited with other scholars, the coverage of India, South East Asia and China is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particularly impressive. While much of the history of cotton and related textiles in Europe is known, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(impressive detail is added about many aspects, and the extensive and pervasive engagement of the great )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chartered companies in the Asian trade will be new to many. The remarkable 18th-century revolution in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cotton production does not feature in great detail here, because one of Riello?s objectives was to re-dress the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(balance in favour of textile finishing and printing which he sees as of equal or even greater importance in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history of cotton. As with much else in this volume such an apparently radical departure from previous )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?orthodoxy? raises many issues beyond the numerous counter-factual questions that continue to dominate )] TJ ET BT 34.016 682.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the debates about early industrialization.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The book is packed with countless figures and tables, numerous in-text black and white illustrations and a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(large section of stunning colour plates which replicate many of those in black and white. They brilliantly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(illuminate the often detailed descriptions of different fabrics and designs which have miraculously survived )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(over the ages \(even from 14th-century Gujarat\) as well as many aspects of production and consumption in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(different parts of the world. Many of the colour plates tell their own stories. One of the sources used to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(typify differing textiles and printed designs is particularly touching, being textile fragments left by mothers )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(handing over unwanted children to the Foundling Hospital and pinned alongside relevant details in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(admission books as mementoes and perhaps means of identity should the children ever be reclaimed. More )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(broadly, the extent of European proto-industry in the 18th century is finely illustrated by views of the calico )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(printing ?factory? in Orange \(1764\), showing the large size of the premises and the many workers employed, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(or the factory at Jouy \(1783 and 1807\), showing the immense scale of the famous printworks and associated )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(plant. Nearly 100 pages of notes and bibliography further testify to Riello?s amazing industry in digging up )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sources, many probably familiar enough to textile or design historians, but new to others.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cotton is a massive global industry and its products are said to be a major component in a sector worth a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(staggering 425 billion dollars. Under the pressures of 20th- and 21st-century globalization, Asia has again )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(become the powerhouse of textile production. But as with other global activities the cotton industry also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(highlights the disparities that exist between developed, developing and under-developed worlds. Many )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(workers are still suffering conditions that seem like a throw-back to the 19th century with the dark satanic )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mills characteristic of the European and American factory systems at their very worst. In Bangladesh and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(many other countries workers endure sweatshop conditions in jerry-built multi-storey factories dangerously )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(overloaded with heavy machinery, as seen in the disastrous collapse of 2013 in Dhaka which resulted in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(deaths of over 1000 garment workers. The price of the garment in the developed world may be cheap, but of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(course, it comes at the price of cheap labour and less than tolerable conditions in the countries of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(manufacture.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This is certainly a remarkable volume full of insight and originality, particularly in its highly ambitious but )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(generally successful inter-disciplinary approaches. Fellow historians should take note of how this can be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(achieved, though, of course, it is very hard work. Indeed, it has to be said that in regard to its approaches, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(inter-disciplinary or otherwise, it is hard to do this book justice in the space of a short review. Despite its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fundamental underpinnings in economic history it crosses so many boundaries it is also very difficult to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(categorise. But Riello deserves a wide audience and the book will be of interest to a readership well beyond )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the audience for world economic history, including cultural and social history, the histories of art, design, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fashion and, of course, textiles themselves.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 155.331 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 124.714 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 124.709 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200?1850)] TJ ET BT 398.696 124.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. Giorgio Riello and )] TJ ET BT 64.016 110.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Prasannan Parthasarathi \(Oxford, 2009\); )] TJ ET BT 260.972 110.453 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(How India Clothed the World: The World of South Asian )] TJ ET BT 64.016 96.197 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Textiles, 1500?1850)] TJ ET BT 161.348 96.197 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. Om Prakash, Giorgio Riello, Tirthankar Roy, and Kaoru Sugihara \(Leiden, )] TJ ET BT 64.016 81.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2009\); )] TJ ET BT 98.348 81.941 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Global Design History)] TJ ET BT 207.680 81.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. 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