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By Fred Bateman,Thomas Weiss

during this significant reexamination of the southern business financial system and its failure to growth through the antebellum interval, Fred Bateman and Thomas Weiss exhibit that slavery and its effects weren't on my own in inhibiting industrialization. They argue, quite, that the planters hesitated to take a position in high-risk corporations and apprehensive that industrialization may undermine their authority. Underpinning this examine is an immense info assortment from census studies, which allows an fiscal research that was once formerly now not feasible.

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