A frayed history the journey of cotton in india meena menon and uzramma traces the history of cotton growing and weaving in india correlates the distress faced by both farmers and weavers in the production of cotton. An unimaginable diversity a review of a frayed history the journey of cotton in india by meena menon and urzamma by katie anderson variety is the spice of life it entertains us and beguiles us forever feeding our wonder and curiosity about the world but variety is also lifes substance. The tumultuous reversal of fortune suffered by indian cotton cultivators and handloom weavers must surely rank as one of the cruellest sagas of modern economic history the subcontinent has been . India seemed to enjoy the upper hand in the cotton fabric trade as it traded what the world could scarcely do without for gold silver and altogether less essential items. This book documents the history of cotton its patterns of cultivation the expanding use of hybrid varieties and their consequences on the increasing distress of cotton growing farmers and weavers in india it takes a look at the changing trends in how cotton has been perceived and used a
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