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By Drew A. Swanson

ISBN-10: 0300191162

ISBN-13: 9780300191165

Drew A. Swanson has written an “environmental” background a couple of crop of serious old and monetary value: American tobacco.  a well-liked agricultural product for far of the South, the tobacco plant may finally degrade the land that nurtured it, yet because the writer provocatively argues, the alternative of crop before everything made ideal agrarian in addition to monetary feel for southern planters.
 
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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