Inventing the Cotton Gin: Machine and Myth in Antebellum America

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Inventing the Cotton Gin: Machine and Myth in Antebellum America - Lakwete, Angela, Professor

Angela Lakwete revisits the myths evoked by Eli Whitney's cottin gin and discovers that gins existe for centuries before his 1794 invention. Her compelling study explores this tool as an artifact of global history and a barometer of southern industrial development.

Inventing the Cotton Gin: Machine and Myth in Antebellum America 2005, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801882722

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Inventing the Cotton Gin: Machine and Myth in Antebellum America 2003, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801873942

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