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Debt Peonage in the Cotton South After the Civil War


  • Ransom, Roger L.
  • Sutch, Richard


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  • Ransom, Roger L. & Sutch, Richard, 1972. "Debt Peonage in the Cotton South After the Civil War," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 32(03), pages 641-669, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:jechis:v:32:y:1972:i:03:p:641-669_07

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    1. Halvor Mehlum & Karl Moene & Ragnar Torvik, 2006. "Institutions and the Resource Curse," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 116(508), pages 1-20, January.
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    3. Frederick van der Ploeg, 2011. "Natural Resources: Curse or Blessing?," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 49(2), pages 366-420, June.
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    1. Raghuram G. Rajan & Rodney Ramcharan, 2011. "Land and Credit: A Study of the Political Economy of Banking in the United States in the Early 20th Century," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 66(6), pages 1895-1931, December.
    2. Canaday, Neil & Jaremski, Matthew, 2012. "Legacy, location, and labor: Accounting for racial differences in postbellum cotton production," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 49(3), pages 291-302.
    3. Ramirez, Carlos D., 2003. "Did branch banking restrictions increase bank failures? Evidence from Virginia and West Virginia in the late 1920s," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 55(4), pages 331-352.
    4. Roger L. Ransom & Richard Sutch, 2000. "One Kind of Freedom: Reconsidered (and Turbo Charged)," NBER Historical Working Papers 0129, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Ransom, Roger L. & Sutch, Richard, 2001. "One Kind of Freedom: Reconsidered (and Turbo Charged)," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 6-39, January.
    6. de Almeida, Anna Luiza Ozorio, 1992. "Debt Peonage and Over-Deforestation in the Amazon Frontier of Brazil," Occasional Paper Series No. 6 197891, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    7. Jaremski, Matthew, 2014. "National Banking's Role in U.S. Industrialization, 1850–1900," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 74(01), pages 109-140, March.

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