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A Frayed History: The Journey of Cotton in India Hardback

Meena Menon and Uzramma, ISBN 13: 9780199474639, Year : 2017, Rs. 750 Rs. 630 (Free shipping within India only. No extras for postage and handling. )


Once the envy of the world, Indian cotton today is mired in uncertainty and despair. Though India is the largest producer of cotton, its farmers are trapped in debt; handloom weavers are barely able to scrape together a living; and then there is the competition with artificial fibres. Amid the bleakness, there may be a silver lining: reviving indigenous cotton