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King cotton in modern America

a cultural, political, and economic history since 1945

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This edition was published in by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson.

Written in English

440 pages

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King cotton in modern America: a cultural, political, and economic history since 1945
2011, University Press of Mississippi
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King cotton in modern America

a cultural, political, and economic history since 1945

This edition was published in by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson.


Table of Contents

Prologue : the power of cotton
The cultural image of cotton, 1945
The new politics of cotton
The cotton conference
A new era begins
Ambassadors of foreign policy, 1945-1950
The dinner table war : postwar struggles
The South transformed : cotton's mechanization, 1945-1970
The white gold rush : cotton moves West
Boll weevils, worms, and moths : a hundred-year war
Memphis : the epicenter of the Cotton Belt
"The fabric of our lives" : cotton incorporated
The Texas plains : America's cotton patch
The question of subsidies
Crop lien to futures : financing cotton
The role of textiles
Research : the key to viability
Challenges anew
The globalization of cotton
The new cotton culture.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
338.1/73510973
Library of Congress
HD9075 .B82 2011, HD9075.B82 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 440 p., [14] p. of plates :
Number of pages
440

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25001017M
Internet Archive
kingcottonmodern1945brow
ISBN 13
9781604737981, 9781604737998
LC Control Number
2010022781
OCLC/WorldCat
643081630

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