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Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Costs of Economic Power
     

Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Costs of Economic Power

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by Gene Dattel
 

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Since the earliest days of colonial America, the relationship between cotton and the African-American experience has been central to the history of the republic. America's most serious social tragedy, slavery and its legacy, spread only where cotton could be grown. Both before and after the Civil War, blacks were assigned to the cotton fields while a pervasive

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Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Costs of Economic Power 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fantastic book, very informative, it supported what I have always taught to be a fact about the African American influence on America's history and its economic rise to power.