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Agriculture in the Postbellum South

The Economics of Production and Supply (ACM Distinguished Dissertations)

by Stephen J. Decanio

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Economics, Finance, Business and Industry,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Economics - General,
  • Agriculture,
  • Economic aspects,
  • History,
  • Mathematical models,
  • Southern States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10236884M
    ISBN 100262040476
    ISBN 109780262040471

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Armstead L. Robinson discusses black freedom in the postbellum South and the new set of social relationships that emerged, while Thavolia Glymph traces the Price: $ The eighteenth annual Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures were presented on Maat the University of Texas at Arlington.

The theme was the postbellum southern economy, with a particular focus on the transition to capitalist agriculture in. The book is an interesting blend of business history (focused on companies and Agriculture in the Postbellum South book leaders) and southern social history (with attention to ex-slave workers and to the “New South” context).

Some economic historians researching the post-Civil War South will want to draw on Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold, but I suspect the book’s main. "An important book Sure to stimulate additional scholarship on agriculture during the war."--Virginia Magazine of History and Biography “An important addition to the historiography of the Civil War and the Confederacy A useful book for students of postbellum southern agriculture.”North Carolina Historical Review.

Agriculture in the Postbellum South: The Economics of Production and Supply. Author: DeCANIO, Stephen J. Title: Agriculture in the Postbellum South: The Economics of Production and Supply Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, () Description: edition.

Octavo. Silver-stamped green cloth Rating: % positive. Louis A. Ferleger and John D. Metz, Cultivating Success in the South: Farm Households in the Postbellum Era. New York: Cambridge University Press, xiii + pp. $90 (cloth), ISBN: Reviewed for by J.

William Harris, Department of History, University of New Hampshire. Erin Stewart Mauldin, an assistant professor of history at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, takes a different approach to the post-Civil War South in her new book.

In doing so, they make a worthy contribution to the literature on subsistence farming and postbellum agriculture, introducing historians to a set of underutilized resources that offer details about household behaviors, production, and consumption.' Peggy Hargis. ECONOMICS AS POSTBELLUM SOUTHERN HISTORY Vernon Burton Gavin Wright.

Old South, New South: Revolutions in the Southern Economy Since the Civil War. New York: Basic Books, x + pp. Illustrations, tables, figures, notes, suggested readings, and index. $ "Even before my father's father, they called us all rebels. While they burned our. A fledgling system of capitalist agriculture transformed former slaves into wage workers and former masters into employers, yet neither group could comfortably fit into its new role.

Armstead L. Robinson discusses black freedom in the postbellum South and the new set of social relationships Author: Thavolia Glymph. Since agriculture was the dominant sector in the postbellum South,2 these production function estimates can be used to further narrow the range of plausible values of SL.

The most recent estimate of the actual share of gross output received by labor in the United States during the latter half of the 19th century is that of Abramovitz and David Cited by: 9. Stephen DeCanio (born ) is a Professor of economics, emeritus, at the University of California, Santa current research deals with the impact of Artificial Intelligence on society, the economy, and culture.

His recent research has also addressed the consequences of computational limits for economics and social theory more ity control: BNF: cbj (data). Rethinking the Postbellum Southern Political Economy: A Review Essay GAVIN WRIGHT MILL AND TOWN IN SOUTH CAROLINA By David L.

Carlton. (Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, xii + pp. $) MINERS, MILLHANDS, AND MOUNTAINEERS: INDUSTRIALIZATION OF THE APPALACHIAN SOUTH, By. Few historians of the postbellum rural south are unfamiliar with Harold Woodman's groundbreaking article on the laws of tenancy and sharecropping, which appeared in Agricultural History in (1) Woodman's new book constitutes an expansion and reconsideration of the compelling analysis he first put forth in that article, in which he argued that postbellum.

Sharecropping is a form of agriculture in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced on the land. Sharecropping has a long history and there are a wide range of different situations and types of. The effect of slavery on southern farmland values in the antebellum and postbellum era Brandon Devlin reproduce, and laborers can rebuild infrastructure.

Agriculture, the bedrock of the South's economy, seems to have suffered no large loses in capital input. InsteadAuthor: Brandon Devlin.

Book; Published by: The University of Alabama Press; View contents. View Citation; summary The popular image of Henry W. Grady is that of a champion of the postbellum South, a region that would forgive the North for defeating it and would mobilize its own many resources for hones business and agricultural competition.

PDF | On Mar 1,Lee J. Alston and others published Up, Down, and Off the Agricultural Ladder: New Evidence and Implications of Agricultural Mobility for Blacks in.

Patterns of Cotton Agriculture in Post-Bellum Georgia PETER TEMIN This paper reexamines the well-known increase in cotton production in the post-bellum American South, revealing a rather less well understood pattern.

The shift to cotton was confined to the Piedmont area of Georgia and South Carolina; it was not a phenomenon of the entire by: 7.

A predecessor to that book, In the Presence of Mine Enemies: Civil War in the Heart of America, –, won the Bancroft Prize for distinguished writing in American history. Professor Ayers’s book The Promise of the New South was a finalist for.

Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold develops an overarching view of what can be considered one of many key factors in the birth of southern industry. This top-down, bottom-up history (business, labor, social, and economic) analyzes an alternative path for all peoples in the post-emancipation South.

Book Reviews Agriculture and National Development: Views on the Nineteenth Cen-tury, edited by Lou Ferleger. Ames: Iowa State University Press, remaining three contributions pertain to agriculture in the postbellum South following the abolishment of slavery.

Since the authors of these. Those who wish to study Southern agriculture will find most of this field covered by three monumental books. After many years of research, Lewis Gray published the definitive study of colonial and antebellum Southern agriculture (Gray ), and Pete Daniel and Gilbert Fite produced impressive books on postbellum Southern agriculture (Daniel ; Fite ).

Henry Grady's New South: Atlanta, a Brave and Beautiful City [Harold E. Davis]. The popular image of Henry W. Grady is that of a champion of the postbellum South, a region that would forgive the North for defeating it and would mobAuthor: Harold E.

Davis. All recent writing on postbellum southern agriculture has acknowledged the importance of these laws, but Woodman’s new book is the first systematically to examine their development in legislatures and courts throughout the South. Perhaps its greatest contribution to the existing literature is its nuanced state-by-state analysis of this : Stephen David Kantrowitz.

postbellum Southern agriculture, but virtually all explicit empirical studies con- firm that annual turnover and mobility rates were high among southern tenants and sharecroppers of both races (e.g., Pritchett, ; Wright, ).

3 Notwith. EXPLORATIONS IN ECONOMIC HIST () White Land, Black Labor, and Agricultural Stagnation The Causes and Effects of Sharecropping in the Postbellum South* JOSEPH D. REID, JR. Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University The postbellum South is the great enigma of American by: Agriculture in the Postbellum South: The Economics of Production and Supply (Cambridge, Mass., ); Ralph Shlomowitz, "Planter Combinations and Black Labour in the American South, ," Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Comparative Studies, 9 (May ): ; Jonathan Wiener, Social Origins of the New South: Alabama,File Size: KB.

See also Harold D. Woodman, “Sequel to Slavery: The New History Views the Postbellum South,” Journal of Southern History 43 (November ): –54; Steven Hahn, The Roots of Southern Populism: Yeoman Farmers and the Transformation of the Georgia Upcountry, – (New York: Oxford University Press, ); Eric Foner, Nothing but.

Freedmen and the Soil in the Upper South: The Reorganization of Tennessee Agriculture,The Journal of Southern History, In an report to the Tennessee Legislature, State Commissioner of agriculture Joseph Buckner Killebrew addressed widespread complaints regarding the unreliability of black labor.".

Public Act #13 of created the Bureau of Agriculture, Mines, and Statistics with the defined duties of examining the agriculture, soils, mines, and the State’s John L. Shipe Postbellum Shoe and Book Maker Cates and Mason Lumber South Western Chewing Gum Factory Chewing Gun D.C.

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Charles Aiken, UT-Knoxville geography professor, received the J.B. Jackson Prize from the Association of American. Contents. Listening to the silent majority: change and continuity in the nineteenth-century rural north / Hal S.

Barron -- Yeoman farming: antebellum America's other "peculiar institution" / Jeremy Atack and Fred Bateman -- Northern agriculture after the Civil War, / R. Douglas Hurt -- The economics of midwestern agriculture, / Donald L.

Winters --. Most of the action in William Faulkner's Light In August takes place about seventy-five years after the end of slavery. Only two characters in the book are slaves or former slaves, and those are only seen in flashbacks.

However, the cultural legacy of slavery on the characters in the novel is very clear, as evidenced by Joe Christmas and Joanna Burden.BOOK REVIEW: THE PROBLEM SOUTH From time to time, I'm still privileged to be asked to write a book review for an academic history journal.

My most recent piece, for The Journal of the Civil War Era, was a review of The Problem South, by Natalie J. Ring, a complex book that examines how northern reformers used the “southern problem” after the Civil War to entrench.

If the author had just presented his narrative, with its emphasis on the business history of the postbellum low country in South Carolina, and pointed out the importance of his findings--that the history of industrial enterprises contributed to the New South--his book would be a useful addition to the literature.