History, Liverpool Interest

Slavery and arms: Britain and America’s Civil War – In Conversation with Jim Powell & Meredith Wheeler

Before its civil war, America supplied 80 per cent of the raw material for Britain’s largest industry, the cotton trade. During the war, this fell to almost zero. Jim Powell’s new book Losing the Thread: Cotton, Liverpool and the American Civil War examines what happened to this trade and to the Liverpool cotton market, its beneficiaries and … Continue reading

History, Liverpool Interest

How British cotton affected America’s Civil War – In Conversation with Jim Powell & Meredith Wheeler

Before its civil war, America supplied 80 per cent of the raw material for Britain’s largest industry, the cotton trade. During the war, this fell to almost zero. Jim Powell’s new book Losing the Thread: Cotton, Liverpool and the American Civil War examines what happened to this trade and to the Liverpool cotton market, its beneficiaries and … Continue reading

History, Liverpool Interest

Liverpool and the American Civil War – In Conversation with Jim Powell & Meredith Wheeler

Before its civil war, America supplied 80 per cent of the raw material for Britain’s largest industry, the cotton trade. During the war, this fell to almost zero. Jim Powell’s new book Losing the Thread: Cotton, Liverpool and the American Civil War examines what happened to this trade and to the Liverpool cotton market, its beneficiaries and … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages, Uncategorized

Spotlight on Modern Languages: enjoy free access to a selection of articles from our modern languages journals

As part of our Spotlight on Modern Languages, enjoy free access to a selection of articles from across our modern languages journals, available until February 28th 2021. Explore French and Francophone literature, culture and society; contemporary scholarship across all areas of the Hispanic world; Catalan culture; language policy; and Romance languages and cultures; with research … Continue reading