Ante-Bellum Alabama; Town and Country (Library of Alabama Classics Series) / Edition 1

Ante-Bellum Alabama; Town and Country (Library of Alabama Classics Series) / Edition 1

by Weymouth T. Jordan, Weymouth T. Jordon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0817303332

ISBN-13: 9780817303334

Pub. Date: 09/28/1986

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

Ante-Bellum Alabama:  Town and Country was written to give the reader insight into importaant facers of Alabama’s ante-bellum history.  Presented in the form of case studies from the pre—Civil War period, the book deals with a city, a town, a planter’s family, rural social life, attitudes concerning race, and Alabama’s

Overview

Ante-Bellum Alabama:  Town and Country was written to give the reader insight into importaant facers of Alabama’s ante-bellum history.  Presented in the form of case studies from the pre—Civil War period, the book deals with a city, a town, a planter’s family, rural social life, attitudes concerning race, and Alabama’s early agricultural and industrial development.

Ante-bellum Alabama’s primary interest was agriculture; the chief crop was King Cotton; and most of the people were agriculturalists.  Towns and cities came into existence to supply the agricultural needs of the state and to process and distribute farm commodities.  Similarly, Alabama’s industrial development began with the manufacture of implements for farm use, in response to the state’s agricultural needs.  Rural-agriculture influences dominated the American scene; and in this respect Alabama was typical of her region as well as of most of the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817303334
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
09/28/1986
Series:
Library Alabama Classics Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction by Kenneth R. Johnson,
Preface,
I. Metropolis by the Sea,
II. A Black Belt Town,
III. A Black Belt Planter Family,
IV. A Family Daybook,
V. Negro "Peculiarities",
VI. The Crusade for Agricultural Reform,
VII. The Industrial Gospel,
Bibliography,
Index,

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