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Series Editor's Foreword
Introduction. The Material (Con)Texts of Global Modernity
Part 1. The Empire's New Clothes: British Publics and Imperial Politics, 1650–1720
Chapter 1. Patterns for Plantation: New World Silk and the Natural History of Settler
Chapter 2. Indo-Atlantic Modernity: The Early Global Cotton Trade and the Emergence of Racial Capitalism
Part 2. Revolutionary Threads: New World Publics and Insurgent Economies, 1750–1800
Chapter 3. The Republic of Homespun: Material Economies of the American
Chapter 4. Materializing the Black Atlantic: African Captives, Caribbean Slaves,
and Creole Fashioning
Part 3. The Fabric of American Empire: Imagined Communities and New Geographies, 1600–1865
Chapter 5. Oriental America: Silk Geographies in the Era of the Early Republic
Chapter 6. Empires in Rags: Hemispheric American Material and Literary Texts
Conclusion. Weaving Revolution in the Global South
Essay on Sources

The Fabric of Empire
Material and Literary Cultures of the Global Atlantic, 1650-1850
Publication Date: 8 Dec 2020
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 200 pages
Illustrations: 18 b&w illus.
ISBN: 9781421439686