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Henderson And Audubon 1818–1819

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George commits much of his inheritance to a steamboat investment proposed by his host John J Audubon. Audubon gives George a lesson in chopping wood. The investment sours, almost immediately. George ... More


Super Soybeans

Kara Newman

in The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter charts the history of soybean futures trading. Soybean futures are one of the most active markets in the United States—second in crop production as well as trading volume, both second ... More


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