Technology, innovation, and Southern industrialization : from the antebellum era to the computer age /
"Essays consider the role of innovative technologies in industries across the South, including steamboats and shipping in the lower Mississippi valley; textile manufacturing in Georgia, Arkansas, and South Carolina; coal mining in Virginia; sugar planting and processing in Louisiana; the electr...
University of Missouri Press,
|Series:||New currents in the history of Southern economy and society.
- Industry in the Old South: polemics and politics / Gavin Wright
- Introduction / Susanna Delfino and Michelle Gillespie
- Steamboats and Southern economic development / Robert H. Gudmestad
- Pits of frustration: the failed transplant of British mining methods in antebellum Virginia / Sean Patrick Adams
- Slavery and technology in Louisiana's sugar bowl / Richard Follett
- Building networks of knowledge: Henry Merrell and textile manufacturing in the antebellum South / Michelle Gillespie
- Entrepreneurial networks and the textile industry: technology, innovation, and labor in the American Southeast, 1890-1925 / Pamela C. Edwards
- Technocracy on the march? the Tennessee Valley Authority and the uses of technology / Stephen Wallace Taylor
- Telemedicine: an important component in Arizona's economic and social development / Yoneyuki Sugita.