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

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

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An Anxious Pursuit : Agricultural Innovation and Modernity in the Lower South, 1730-1815
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An Anxious Pursuit
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Agricultural Innovation and Modernity in the Lower South, 1730-1815
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Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press Ser
An Anxious Pursuit : Agricultural Innovation and Modernity in the Lower South, 1730-1815
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An Anxious Pursuit : Agricultural Innovation and Modernity in the Lower South, 1730-1815
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Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Illustrations and Tables -- Abbreviations -- Chapter 1. Perspectives on the Development of a Plantation Region -- ONE: CONSIDERING MODERNLXY -- 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 MODERNLXY -- 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 -- 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
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