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The Antebellum Cotton Economy

Michael R. Cohen

in Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479879700
eISBN:
9781479881017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879700.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The first chapter begins in the decade prior to the Civil War and argues that, while Jews did not play a major role in the antebellum cotton industry, three particular developments in these years set ... More


Gains and Losses

Wayne Franklin

in James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108057
eISBN:
9780300135008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108057.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the relocation of James Fenimore Cooper and his family to Heathcote Hill, New York. It describes the financial ups and downs of Cooper, starting with the establishment of a ... More


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