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By Drew A. Swanson
Swanson, who brings to his narrative the event of getting grown up on a operating Virginia tobacco farm, explores how one try at agricultural permanence went heavily awry. He weaves jointly social, agricultural, and cultural background of the Piedmont zone and illustrates how rules approximately race and panorama administration turned entangled less than slavery and later on. difficult long-held perceptions, this leading edge examine examines not just the cloth relationships that attached crop, land, and folks but in addition the excuses that inspired tobacco farming within the region.
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A Golden Weed (Yale Agrarian Studies Series) by Drew A. Swanson