Giorgio Riello - Selected publications#


1. Cotton: The Fabric that Made the Modern World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 407pp., 104 b/w and 32 colour illustrations. Reviewed in The Wall Street Journal; The Financial Times; Social History; The Asian Review of World History; History Review online; Library Journal.

2. La moda: Una breve storia dal medioevo a oggi (Rome: Laterza, 2012), 182pp.

3. ‘Boundless Competition: Subcontracting and the London Economy in the Late Nineteenth Century’, Enterprise & Society, 13/3 (2012), pp. 504-537.

4. (eds.) Global Design History (Basingstoke: Routledge, 2011), 252pp., 35 b/w illustrations. (with Glenn Adamson and Sarah Teasley)

5. ‘Asian Knowledge and the Development of Calico Printing in Europe in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries’, Journal of Global History, 5/1 (2010), pp. 1-28.

6. (eds.) The Fashion History Reader: Global Perspectives (Basingstoke: Routledge, 2010), 592pp., 102 b/w illustrations. (with Peter McNeil) [‘Best Edited Book’ Prize of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand].

7. (eds.), The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, HB 2009; PB 2011) (with Prasannan Parthasarathi), 489pp., 55 b/w and colour illustrations [The volume will be published in Chinese by Peking University Press in spring 2014]. Reviewed in Economic History Review; Business History; Business History Review.

8. (eds.), How India Clothed the World: The World of South Asian Textiles, 1500-1850 (Leiden: Brill, HB 2009; PB 2013) (with Tirthankar Roy), 490pp, 25 b/w and colour illustrations. Reviewed in Economic History Review; Business History Review; Business History; Journal of Economic History; Journal of World History.

9. ‘The Future is another Country: Offshore Views of the British Industrial Revolution’, Journal of Historical Sociology, 22/1 (2009), pp. 1-29. (with Patrick K. O’Brien)

10. ‘Strategies and Boundaries: Subcontracting and the London Trades in the Long Eighteenth Century’, Enterprise & Society, 9/2 (2008), pp. 243-280. [Winner of the Newcomen Article Prize 2009]
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