Agriculture and the Civil War, by Paul W. Gates.


[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf, 1965.

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Subjects Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Economics.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Economic aspects.
United States.
Series Impact of the Civil War.
Description x, 383, xiii pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps (1 folded) portraits 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The author evaluates the agricultural potential of the North and the South and compares the problems and achievements of farmers of the two sections throughout the struggle."--Jacket.
Contents pt. 1. The South. Corn becomes king -- Shortages and inflation -- Impressment and tithing -- Tightening of the screws -- The belt of desolation -- part 2. The North. Diversity -- Livestock farming -- Dairy farming -- Farm labor and machinery -- part 3. The United States. Beginnings of agricultural education -- Achievement of homestead -- Government patronage of agriculture -- Groundswells of agrarianism -- War's aftermath.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)172197
(OCoLC)ocm00172197
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gates, Paul W. 1901-1999.
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