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King cotton in modern America : a cultural, political, and economic history since 1945

Author: Deward Clayton Brown
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Places the once kingly crop in historical perspective, showing how "cotton culture" was actually part of the larger culture of the United States despite many regarding its cultivation and sources as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deward Clayton Brown
OCLC Number: 839819047
Notes: El. reprodukcija.
Description: xi, 440 p., [14] p. of plates : ilustr
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.
Responsibility: D. Clayton Brown.

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