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RAILROADS IN THE OLD SOUTH: Pursuing Progress in a Slave Society

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RAILROADS IN THE OLD SOUTH: Pursuing Progress in a Slave Society

Marrs situates railroads in the fullness of antebellum life, examining how slavery, technology, labor, social convention, and the environment shaped their evolution. Railroads exemplified Southerners' pursuit of progress on their own terms--developing modern transportation while retaining a conservative social order.

Format: Hardbound
Pages: 268
Publisher: Johns Hopkins
ISBN: 9780801891304
Item #: 370520X

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