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Where Underpants Come from: From Cotton Fields to Checkout Counters -- Travels Through the New China and into the New Global Economy
     

Where Underpants Come from: From Cotton Fields to Checkout Counters -- Travels Through the New China and into the New Global Economy

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by Joe Bennett
 
One man's intrepid journey into Asia to discover why his underpants are so cheap

When Joe Bennett bought a six-pack of underwear in his local supermarket for five dollars, he wondered who on earth could be making any money, let alone profit, from the exchange. How many processes and middlemen are involved? Where and how is the underwear made? And who decides on the

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Where Underpants Come from: From Cotton Fields to Checkout Counters -- Travels Through the New China and into the New Global Economy 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was an adventure and very humorous. I thought it also informs you about world trade and the economics that goes with it. Kept my interest and enlightened one about where the things we use come from.
UnionStreet More than 1 year ago
The idea is compelling, and the facts are accurate. In my opinion, the details get in the way of the information. The author is a travel writer, and this book is more side trip than journey.