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Empire of Cotton: A Global History
By Unknown
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
Sven Beckert's rich, fascinating audiobook tells the story of how, in a remarkably brief period, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world's most significant manufacturing industry, combining imperial expansion and slave labor with new machines and wage workers to change the world. Here is the story of how, beginning well before the advent of machine production in the 1780s, these men captured ancient trades and skills in Asia, combined them with the expropriation of lands

The Most They Ever Had (Library Edition)
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781441707826, isbn: 1441707824,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
In these real-life stories, Rick Bragg brilliantly evokes the hardscrabble lives of those who live and die by an American cotton mill. In 2001, a community of people in the Appalachian foothills had come to the edge of all they had ever been. Across the South, padlocks and chains bound the doors of silent mills. It seemed a miracle to blue-collar people in Jacksonville, Alabama, that their mill still bit, shook, and roared. The mill had become almost a living thing, rewarding the hard working

When Broadway Was the Runway: Theater, Fashion, and American Culture
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 When Broadway Was the Runway explores the central and largely unacknowledged role of commercial Broadway theater in the birth of modern American fashion and consumer culture. Long before Hollywood's red carpet spectacles, Broadway theater introduced American women to the latest styles. At the beginning of the 20th century, theater impresarios captured the imagination of their largely female patrons by transforming the stage

Always In Fashion: From Clerk to CEO―Lessons for Success in Business and in Life
By McGraw-Hill Education on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781511312455, isbn: 1511312459,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
From Mark Weber, one of the fashion and luxury goods industry's most successful executives and voted “Man of the Year” for his leadership and innovation in the retail industry, the secrets to building a successful career in one of the world's most fascinating businesses.Mark Weber is the ultimate fashion insider. Starting his career as a clerk in a clothing store, he worked his way up to the “big time” in New York City, becoming CEO of Phillips-VanHeusen (PVH)/Calvin Klein, then CEO of

Story of My People
By Audible Studios
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy's declining economy. Starting from his family's textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi examines the recent shifts in Italy's manufacturing industry. Only one generation ago, Prato was a thriving industrial center that prided itself on craftsmanship and quality. But during the last decade, cheaply made goods - produced overseas or in Italy by

Pricing Beauty: The Making of a Fashion Model
By Audible Studios
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Sociologist Ashley Mears takes us behind the brightly lit runways and glossy advertisements of the fashion industry in this insider's study of the world of modeling. Mears, who worked as a model in New York and London, draws on observations as well as extensive interviews with male and female models, agents, clients, photographers, stylists, and others, to explore the economics and politics - and the arbitrariness - behind the business of glamour. Exploring a largely hidden arena of cultural

Normal Gets You Nowhere
By HarperAudio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
nor-mal: according with, constituting, or not deviating from a norm, rule or principle / conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern / of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or development Normal? Who wants to be that? When Kelly Cutrone's first book, If You Have to Cry, Go Outside, was first published, young people flocked to this new voice - finally, someone was telling it like it is, in language they spoke. It quickly became a New York Times bestseller, and

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