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Cotton and Race in the Making of America.

Cotton and Race in the Making of America

Gene Dattel

Ivan R. Dee

1332 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60642-2694

9781566637473, $28.95 www.ivanrdee.com

Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Costs of Economic Power offers a fine, pioneering study of central social issues in the story of cotton development and race relations, discussing the leading export crop of the country and its connections to Afro-American experiences. Any college-level library strong in race relations and economic and social influences will find this narrowed focus key to understanding cotton's role in race relations and developments.

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Title Annotation:The American History Shelf
Publication:California Bookwatch
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Nov 1, 2009
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