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Author Meltzer, Milton, 1915-2009.
Title The cotton gin / Milton Meltzer.
Pub Info New York : Benchmark Books, c2004.
book jacket
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 608 GREA     AVAILABLE
Descript 123 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Series Great inventions
Great inventions (Benchmark Books (Firm))
Summary Explains the mechanics of the cotton gin, invented by Eli Whitney in the late eighteenth century, and how it enabled the expansion of the American slave trade.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-117) and index.
Subject Cotton gins and ginning -- Juvenile literature.
Cotton gins and ginning.
ISBN 0761415378
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