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A Frayed History: The Journey of Cotton in India

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—and the handloom industry that spun its fame. 418 pp; Rs 750

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Publisher: Oxford University Press | Author(s): Meena Menon and Uzramma | Posted on: October, 16 , 2017

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