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A deplorable scarcity : the failure of industrialization in the slave economy / Fred Bateman and Thomas Weiss.

; Weiss, Thomas Joseph
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0807814474, 9780807814475

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Other Authors Weiss, Thomas Joseph.
Subjects Economic history.
États-Unis (Sud) -- Conditions économiques.
Industrie -- États-Unis (Sud) -- Histoire.
Industries -- Southern States -- History.
Southern States -- Economic conditions.
Southern States.
Description xiii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-223) and index.
Contents The Southern industrial economy: introduction and overview == Why was Southern manufacturing "backward"?: the major hypotheses -- Firm, industry, and market size: the effect on Southern industrial development -- Did factor supplies constrain Southern industrialization? -- Profitability of antebellum Southern manufacturing and the investment response -- Capital gains, information costs, risk, and the behavior of Southern investors -- Market structure, profitability, and Southern industrialization -- Summary and conclusions -- APPENDIXES: Appendix A: Description and tests of the data samples from the manuscripts of the census of manufacturing -- Appendix B: Characteristics of the largest Southern manufacturers in 1850 and 1860 -- Appendix C: Southern manufacturing profitability: techniques of estimation.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Southern States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6195112
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bateman, Fred, 1937-2012.
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