The evolution of the Mississippi Delta
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The evolution of the Mississippi Delta from exploited labor and mules to mechanization and agribusiness by Bell, James E.

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Published by iUniverse in New York, Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic development -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region),
  • Social change -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region),
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Economic conditions,
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Social conditions,
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Race relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-232) and index.

StatementJames E. Bell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC107.A15 B45 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24014027M
ISBN 100595495648, 0595635776, 0595611524
ISBN 109780595495641, 9780595635771, 9780595611522
LC Control Number2009280184

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