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Title Cotton Culture and the South, Considered with Reference to Emigration
Author Loring, Francis William; Atkinson, Charles Follen (1844-1915)
Date 1869
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Boston: A. Williams & Co., 100 Washington Street, 1869
Reference G450.L873.C869
BIB ID 51028
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Provides an overview of economic conditions in the Southern United States, examining aspects such as labour relations, agriculture, and the predominance of cotton as an export. The author goes on to look at the need for migration, differentiating between "white labour" and "Chinese labour".
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration
Places Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, United States
Nationality Chinese; American
Keywords labour, agriculture, cotton, immigration, economics, employment, race, statistics, coolie
Additional Information Verso of cover reads: Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1869, by Loring and Atkindon, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts. Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society