Cotton and race in the making of America the human costs of economic power by Eugene R. Dattel

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Published by Ivan R. Dee in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Southern States -- History,
  • Cotton growing -- Economic aspects -- Southern States -- History,
  • Cotton growing -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History,
  • Plantation life -- Southern States -- History,
  • African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions,
  • Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • United States -- Race relations,
  • United States -- Economic conditions,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGene Dattel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE441 .D237 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23015094M
ISBN 109781566637473
LC Control Number2009001342
OCLC/WorldCa300462565

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