Builders of a New South : merchants, capital, and the remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914 (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Builders of a New South : merchants, capital, and the remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914

Author: Aaron D Anderson
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anderson describes how, between 1865 and 1914, ten Natchez mercantile families emerged as leading purveyors in the wholesale plantation supply and cotton handling business, and soon became a dominant force in the social and economic reconstruction of the Natchez District. They were able to take advantage of post-war conditions in Natchez to gain mercantile prominence by supplying planters and black sharecroppers in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012020574
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron D Anderson
ISBN: 9781617036675 1617036676 9781617036682 1617036684 9781283922395 1283922398
OCLC Number: 1136321046
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 279 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Contents: Old ways and new realities --
Merchant communities --
Crop liens, freedmen, and planters --
A new kind of planter --
Merchant life and social capital --
A dangerous business.
Responsibility: Aaron D. Anderson.

Abstract:

Anderson describes how, between 1865 and 1914, ten Natchez mercantile families emerged as leading purveyors in the wholesale plantation supply and cotton handling business, and soon became a dominant force in the social and economic reconstruction of the Natchez District. They were able to take advantage of post-war conditions in Natchez to gain mercantile prominence by supplying planters and black sharecroppers in the plantation supply and cotton buying business.

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