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...

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Other Authors: Delfino, Susanna, 1949-, Gillespie, Michele.
Format: Book
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2005.
Series:New currents in the history of Southern economy and society
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 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.