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An Anxious Pursuit : Agricultural Innovation and Modernity in the Lower South, 1730-1815.

Author/Creator:
Chaplin, Joyce E.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1993.
Series:
Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press Ser.
Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press Ser.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (430 pages)
Subjects:
Southern States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
Preface
Illustrations and Tables
Abbreviations
Chapter 1. Perspectives on the Development of a Plantation Region
ONE: CONSIDERING MODERNΙΤΥ
Chapter 2. The Fate of Progress in the Early Lower South
The Idea of Material Progress
Local Discussion
Slavery, Sentiment, and Stasis
Chapter 3. Being Exotic
Species of Eternity
Travelers' Accounts-Science and Fiction
Chapter 4. The Local Work Ethic
Fevers and Strangers
Duties and Improvements
Work and Slavery: A Problem
Social Mobility
Chapter 5. Projects and Power
Patrons of the Exotic
The Case of Silk
The Upcountry Responds
TWO: REALIZING MODERNΙΤΥ
Chapter 6. Crisis and Response: Indigo and Cotton
An Imperial Blue
A Patriotic Fiber
The Luxury Staple
Chapter 7. Crisis and Response: Tidal Rice Cultivation
Rivers
Mills
Power
Chapter 8. Creating a Cotton South
The Geography of Opportunity
The Gin
Slavery
Chapter 9. Factories and Fields
Domestic Diversification
Final Crisis
Epilogue: Slavery, Progress, and the "Federo-national" Union
Statistical Method
Bibliography
Index
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Chaplin, Joyce E. An Anxious Pursuit
ISBN:
9781469600512
9780807820841
OCLC:
623053977
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