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  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $18.05
  • April 1978
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-09038-3
  • 224 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide

The Political Economy of the Cotton South

Households, Markets, and Wealth in the Nineteenth Century


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Gavin Wright (Author)


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.