With the arrival of the British East India Company in India and their overlordship on the cotton manufacturing (among other things) on the Indian Subcontinent, the ever so romantic and prosperous Story of cotton and cotton farmers that I discussed in my earlier post came to an erratic end.
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I will talk more about the India story at the end of this article. Let us first look at the Story of cotton in America. (more…)