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From slavery to agrarian capitalism in the cotton plantation South

central Georgia, 1800-1880

by Joseph P. Reidy

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgia
    • Subjects:
    • Plantations -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Agricultural laborers -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.,
    • African Americans -- Georgia -- Economic conditions.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Slavery -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Capitalism -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-346) and index.

      Statementby Joseph P. Reidy.
      SeriesThe Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1471.U52 G47 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 360 p.:
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1744622M
      ISBN 10080782061X
      LC Control Number92053620

      An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. From slavery to agrarian capitalism in the cotton plantation South: central Georgia, From slavery to agrarian capitalism in the cotton plantation South: central Georgia, by Reidy, Joseph. In her forthcoming book, Cambridge University Press, ); Joseph Reidy, From Slavery to Agrarian Capitalism in the Cotton Plantation South: Central Georgia, – , Twice the Work of Free Labor: The Political Economy of Convict Labor (New York: Verso, ) and Reidy, From Slavery to Agrarian Capitalism, – Fields.

        Similarly, if it was true that slave plantations were the most efficient way of growing cotton, then the end of slavery should have caused the price of cotton to rise on world markets. But it . Week The Productivity Debate • Gavin Wright, The Political Economy of the Cotton South (New York, ), p. • Gavin Wright, “The Efficiency of Slavery: Another Interpretation,” American Economic Review, v. 69, no. 1 (March, ), pp. • Eugene D. Genovese, Fruits of Merchant Capital, pp. xv-xx, • Robert Fogel, Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall.

      From Slavery to Agrarian Capitalism in the Cotton Plantation South, Central Georgia, – University of North Carolina Press, Ripley, C. Peter. Slaves and Freemen in Civil War Louisiana Louisiana State University Press, Rivers, Larry Eugene. Slavery in Florida: Territorial Days to Emancipation University Press of Florida, sugar plantations to the role of cotton in the development of capitalism, and this in turn raises new questions about the relationship between capitalism and slavery. But the global perspective has not resolved the older question of whether slavery was a necessary (if insufficient) cause of the Industrial Revolution, or whether it was.


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From Slavery to Agrarian Capitalism in the Cotton Plantation South: Central Georgia, (Fred W Morrison Series in Southern Studies) | Joseph P. Reidy |. In a New York Times Magazine article this month, Matthew Desmond provided an overview of recent work by historians of capitalism who argue that slavery was foundational to American growth and economic development in the nineteenth century.

In Desmond’s words, slavery “helped turn a poor fledgling nation into a financial colossus.” The article provoked predictable wails of disapproval. A plantation complex in the Southern United States is the built environment (or complex) that was common on agricultural plantations in the American South from the 17th into the 20th century.

The complex included everything from the main residence down to the pens for rn plantations were generally self-sufficient settlements that relied on the forced labor of slaves, similar.

Gerdeman: The book says "the relationship of slavery to American capitalism rightfully begins on the plantation." Can you explain how the North benefited from the slave-grown cotton in the South.

Get this from a library. From slavery to agrarian capitalism in the cotton plantation South: central Georgia, [Joseph P Reidy] -- "The spread of slavery in the antebellum period and the subsequent emancipation of some four million slaves as a result of the Civil War reflected changes sweeping the entire Atlantic basin during.

From Slavery to Agrarian Capitalism in the Cotton Plantation South: Central Georgia, For its ability to bring to life a cotton plantation region and to relate its story to larger developments in the growth of capitalism, this book is an impressive and significant contribution to southern history.— Author: Joseph P.

Reidy. The book, which argued for the centrality of slavery to the rise of capitalism, was largely ignored for half a century; now its thesis is a starting point for a new generation of scholarship.

#25 – The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism Edward E. Baptist. Crowned Amazon’s #1 best-seller on slavery, this nonfiction book shapes slave narratives and plantation records into a riveting tale of the United States’ evolution.

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Reidy has produced one of the most thoughtful treatments to date of a critical moment in southern history, placing the s Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. From slavery to agrarian capitalism in the cotton plantation South: central Georgia, /. In an important book, River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom (Harvard University Press, ), Johnson observes that.

The relationship of plantation slavery in the Americas to economic and social development in the regions it was dominant has long been a subject of scholarly debate. The existing literature is divided into two broad interpretive models –‘planter capitalism’ (Fogel and Engerman, Fleisig) and the ‘pre‐bourgeois civilization’ (Genovese.

Read the book here. Fifteen years ago I began writing a series of articles about capitalism and slavery to answer Charles Post’s July Journal of Agrarian Change article titled “Plantation Slavery and Economic Development in the Antebellum Southern United States” that applied the Brenner thesis to the “peculiar institution” and its abolition.

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Central Georgia, –Cotton, Slavery, and the New History of Capitalism Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode October Abstract: The "New History of Capitalism" grounds the rise of industrial capitalism on the production of raw cotton by American slaves. Recent works include Sven Beckert's Empire of.

Cotton slavery was too big to fail. The South chose to cut itself out of the global credit market, the hand that had fed cotton expansion, rather than .