The Fabric of Civilization

The Fabric of Civilization Book Details

By Guaranty Trust Company of New York

  • Category: Industries & Professions, Books, Business & Personal Finance
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 2009-06-05
  • Author: Guaranty Trust Company of New York
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The Fabric of Civilization Summary

The cotton industry touches the lives of the vast majority of the peoples of the earth. The ensuing survey does not pretend to cover the field in all its diversity. It aims to give, in brief compass, such general facts concerning the industry in the United States as may enable the reader quickly to familiarize himself with its broader outlines. Cotton is the fabric of civilization. It has built up peoples, and has riven them apart. It has brought to the world vast and permanent wealth. It has enlisted the vision of statesmen, the genius of inventors, the courage of pioneers, the forcefulness of manufacturers, the initiative of merchants and shipbuilders, and the patient toil of many millions.

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