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Catholic International Cooperation for Development & Solidarity (CIDSE).

In the Library: Articles

Beckert, Sven. "Emancipation & empire: reconstructing the world wide web of cotton production in the age of the American Civil War," American Historical Review 109,5 (12/04):1405-38.

Durran, Mary. "In world trade, cotton fields aren't level," National Catholic Reporter (10/10/03):4. WTO meeting at Cancún offered no help to embattled African cotton farmers.

Watson, Andrew M. "The rise & spread of Old World cotton," in V. Gervers (ed.) Studies in Textile History
(Toronto, 1977), pp. 355-68.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Barnett, Tony & Abbas Abdelkarim. Sudan: The Gezira Scheme & Agricultural Transition (London: F. Cass, 1991).

Bassett, Thomas J. The Peasant Cotton Revolution in West Africa: Cote d'Ivoire, 1880-1995 (NY: Cambridge, 2001).

Bull, David. A Growing Problem: Pesticides & the Third World Poor (Boston, 1982).

Daniel, Pete. Breaking the Land: The Transformation of Cotton, Tobacco & Rice Cultures since 1880 (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1985).

Hinton, Robert. The Politics of Agricultural Labor: From Slavery to Freedom in a Cotton Culture, 1862-1902 (NY: Garland, 1997). North Carolina.

Likaka, Osumaka. Rural Society & Cotton in Colonial Zaire (Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 1997).

Murray, Douglas L. Cultivating Crisis: The Human Cost of Pesticides in Latin America (Austin: U. of Texas, 1994).

Peloso, Vincent C. Peasants on Plantations: Subaltern Strategies of Labor & Resistance in the Pisco Valley, Peru (Durham NC: Duke, 1999).

Roberts, Richard L. Two Worlds of Cotton: Colonialism & the Regional Economy in the French Soudan, 1800-1946 (Stanford: Stanford U., 1996).

Woodman, Harold D. King Cotton & His Retainers: Financing & Marketing the Cotton Crop of the South, 1800-1925 (Columbia: U. of South Carolina, 1990).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Cost of Cotton" [1978], dir. Luis Argueta & David Temple, 28m. From Cinema Guild. Pesticide abuse in Guatemalan cotton production.

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