The Merchants' Capital : New Orleans and the Political Economy of the Nineteenth-Century South
By: Marler, Scott P.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Cambridge Studies on the American South: Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (336 p.).ISBN: 9781107345102.Subject(s): New Orleans (La.) -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century | New Orleans (La.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century | Southern States -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century | Southern States -- Economic conditions -- 19th century | Southern States -- Economic policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Merchants' Capital : New Orleans and the Political Economy of the Nineteenth-Century SouthDDC classification: 330.9763/3505 | 330.97633505 | 976.33505 LOC classification: HF3163.N5 M25 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; The Merchants' Capital; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Tables; Introduction; Part I The Antebellum Era; 1 Merchants and Bankers in the "Great Emporium of the South"; 2 New Orleans Merchants and the Failure of Economic Development; 3 Rural Merchants on the Cotton Frontier of Antebellum Louisiana; Part II Secession and War; 4 From Secession to the Fall of New Orleans, 1860-1862; 5 Bankers and Merchants in Occupied New Orleans; Part III Reconstruction; 6 New Orleans Merchants and the Political Economy of Reconstruction
7 The Economic Decline of Postbellum New Orleans8 Rural Merchants and the Reconstruction of Louisiana Agriculture; Epilogue; Bibliography; Archival Sources; Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School; Library of Congress; Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collection, Louisiana State University; Louisiana Division, New Orleans Public Library; Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University; Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; West Feliciana Parish Courthouse, St. Francisville, LA
Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans CollectionWoodson Research Center, Rice University; Contemporary Periodicals and Newspapers; Government Publications; Published Primary Sources (Books and Articles); Secondary Sources: Books; Secondary Sources: Articles; Unpublished Dissertations and Theses; Index
This study examines the crucial role of merchants in the rise and decline of New Orleans during the nineteenth century.
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