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Slavery and American Economic Development.

By: Wright, Gavin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History: Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (175 p.).ISBN: 9780807152751.Subject(s): Right of property -- United States -- History | Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United States | United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Slavery and American Economic DevelopmentDDC classification: 306.3/620973 | 306.3620973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Introduction: What Was Slavery?; 1. Slavery, Geography, and Commerce; 2. Property and Progress in Antebellum America; 3. Property Rights, Productivity, and Slavery; Epilogue: The Legacy of Slavery; APPENDIX; WORKS CITED; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary: "Slavery and American Economic Development is a small book with a big interpretative punch. It is one of those rare books about a familiar subject that manages to seem fresh and new."-Charles B. Dew, Journal of Interdisciplinary History "A stunning reinterpretation of southern economic history and what is perhaps the most important book in the field since Time on the Cross. . . . I frequently found myself forced to rethink long-held positions."-Russell R. Menard, Civil War History Through an analysis of slavery as an economic institution, Gavin Wright presents an innovative look at the economi
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Cover; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Introduction: What Was Slavery?; 1. Slavery, Geography, and Commerce; 2. Property and Progress in Antebellum America; 3. Property Rights, Productivity, and Slavery; Epilogue: The Legacy of Slavery; APPENDIX; WORKS CITED; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

"Slavery and American Economic Development is a small book with a big interpretative punch. It is one of those rare books about a familiar subject that manages to seem fresh and new."-Charles B. Dew, Journal of Interdisciplinary History "A stunning reinterpretation of southern economic history and what is perhaps the most important book in the field since Time on the Cross. . . . I frequently found myself forced to rethink long-held positions."-Russell R. Menard, Civil War History Through an analysis of slavery as an economic institution, Gavin Wright presents an innovative look at the economi

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