Were Antebellum Cotton Plantations Factories in the Field?
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Chapter in forthcoming NBER book Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective, William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo, editors
This paper was revised on April 18, 2014