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Author Brown, D. Clayton (Deward Clayton), 1941-

Title King cotton in modern America : a cultural, political, and economic history since 1945 / D. Clayton Brown

Publ Info Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HD9075 .B82 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HD9075 .B82 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HD9075 .B82 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 440 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
LC subject Cotton trade -- United States -- History
Cotton manufacture -- United States -- History
Cotton growing -- United States -- History
Cotton textile industry -- History
ISBN 9781604737981 (cloth : alk. paper)
1604737980 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781604737998 (ebook)
1604737999 (ebook)