Cotton Fields No More [E–pub Free]

Ise of a capital base in South mainly after World War II; technological innovation in farming euipment; and urbanization and regional shiftsBased argely upon primary sources Cotton Fields No More will become the standard work on post Civil War agriculture in the South It will be welcomed by students of the American South and of United States agriculture South It will be welcomed by students of the American South and of United States agriculture and social histor. Cotton Fields No More

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No general history of southern farming since the end of slavery has been published until now For the since the end of slavery has been published until now For the time Gilbert C Fite has drawn together the many threads make up commercial agricultural development in the eleven states of the old Confederacy to explain why agricultural change so slow in the South and then to show how the agents of Confederacy to explain why agricultural change was so slow in the South and then to show how the agents of worked after 1933 to destroy the old and. .
Produce a new agricultureFite traces decline and departure of Cotton as the hard taskmaster of the region and the replacement decline and departure of King Cotton as the hard taskmaster of the region and the replacement cotton by a somewhat democratically rewarding group of farm products poultry cattle soybeans; citrus and other fruits; vegetables; rice; dairy products; and forest products He shows such crop changes were related to other developments such as the ,