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The South and 20th-Century Economic History

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis

in A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman.6
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter argues that people no longer think the economic problems of the American South merit special treatment—that there is no longer anything especially peculiar about the Southern economy. ... More


The Post–Civil War Economy in the South

Thomas D. Clark

in Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740910
eISBN:
9780814786796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740910.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the state of Southern economy after the Civil War, with particular emphasis on a niche that attracted many Jews to the region: country storekeeping. One of the most serious ... More


Agrarian Producerism after Populism: Socialism and Garveyism in the Rural South

Jarod Roll

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the career of producerist thought and rhetoric following the demise of the People’s Party. It describes how white Socialists and then African Americans in the Garvey Movement ... More


Institutions and the Struggle over Creditworthiness in the nineteenth-Century united States

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses the case of the United States in the 19th century, as part of a more general investigation of how the boundaries that define creditworthiness are delineated in democratic ... More


Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South

R. Douglas Hurt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620008
eISBN:
9781469620022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620008.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book traces the decline and fall of agriculture in the Confederate States of America. The backbone of the southern economy, agriculture was a source of power that southerners believed would ... More


Overall Promotion of Reform: A New Phase

Wu Jinglian, Ma Guochuan, Xiaofeng Hua, and Nancy Hearst

in Whither China?: Restarting the Reform Agenda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190223151
eISBN:
9780190223182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223151.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The negative economic phenomena following the turbulence of 1989 were not caused by mistakes in the direction of the reforms. Rather, the problems can be attributed to the lack of a firm resolve to ... More


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