Global perspectives on industrial transformation in the American South /
"Essays analyzing the economic evolution of the American South from the late colonial period to World War I and beyond. Examines the South in respect to long-held assumptions about industrialization and productivity and draws comparisons to the larger Atlantic and world economy"--Provided...
University of Missouri Press,
|Series:||New currents in the history of Southern economy and society
Table of Contents:
- Susanna Delfino and Michele Gillespie
- Southern industrialization: myths and realities / Stanley L. Engerman
- Charleston and the British industrial revolution, 1750-1790 / Emma Hart
- Alternatives to dependence: the lower South's antebellum pursuit of sectional development through global interdependence / Brian Schoen
- Industrialization and economic development in the nineteenth-century U.S. South: some interregional and intercontinental comparative perspectives / Shearer Davis Bowman
- The idea of Southern economic backwardness: a comparative view of the United States and Italy / Susanna Delfino
- Markets and manufacturing: industry and agriculture in the antebellum South and Midwest / John Majewski and Viken Tchakerian
- Southern textiles in global context / David L. Carlton and Peter Coclanis
- Beginnings of the global economy: capital mobility and the 1890s U.S. textile industry / Beth English
- Black workers, white immigrants, and the postemancipation problem of labor: the new South in transnational perspective / Erin Elizabeth Clune.