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    Slavery and American Economic Development
    by Gavin Wright

    Slavery and American Economic Development : Click Here

    • Format: hardcover, 162 pages
    • ISBN: 9780807131831 (0807131830)
    • Release date: October 1, 2006
    • Genres: history, economics
    • Language: english
    • Author: Gavin Wright
    • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press

    About The Book

    “Slavery and American Economic Development is a small book with a big interpretative punch. It is one of those rare books about a familiar subject that manages to seem fresh and new.” — Charles B. Dew, Journal of Interdisciplinary History

    “A stunning reinterpretation of southern economic history and what is perhaps the most important book in the field since Time on the Cross…. I frequently found myself forced to rethink long-held positions.” — Russell R. Menard, Civil War History

    Through an analysis of slavery as an economic institution, Gavin Wright presents an innovative look at the economic divergence between North and South in the antebellum era. He draws a distinction between slavery as a form of work organization — the aspect that has dominated historical debates — and slavery as a set of property rights. Slave-based commerce remained central to the eighteenth-century rise of the Atlantic economy, not because slave plantations were superior as a method of organizing production, but because slaves could be put to work on sugar plantations that could not have attracted free labor on economically viable terms.

    Gavin Wright is William Robertson Coe Professor in American Economic History at Stanford University and the author of The Political Economy of the Cotton South and Old South, New South: Revolutions in the Southern Economy since the Civil War, winner of the Frank L. and Harriet C. Owsley Award of the Southern Historical Association. He has served as president of the Economic History Association and the Agricultural History Society.

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