The Political Economy of the Cotton South: Households, Markets, and Wealth in the Nineteenth Century

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Norton, 1978 - Business & Economics - 205 pages
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The impact of cotton and slavery in the nineteenth century American South was so dramatic and enduring that neither the region nor the nation has yet escaped from the influence of that era of regional prominence.

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Wright argues "that slavery retarded the mechanization of agriculture, the development of manufacturing, the emergence of cities, and immigration to the South; that the South was on the verge of ... Read full review

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