The Facts of the Cotton Famine (Classic Reprint)

The Facts of the Cotton Famine (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Facts of the Cotton Famine It is said that a sculptor is never satisfied with h'n own work, and I can well understand the feeling; for I am but satisfied with my book, and know that if it had to be re-written it would be materially improved. I have, however, endeavoured to render it useful as well as interesting, by including a sketch of the rise and progress of the manufacture, up to the occurrence of the American war; and of the later social developments amongst the working classes, such as strikes for wages, and the establishment of cooperative stores and manufacturing companies; and that the home trouble arme from our almost total dependence upon one foreign source of supply. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 444 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 590g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 305 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 024313665X
  • 9780243136650