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Picking Cotton In Corporate America

Survival Notes from the Invisible Plantation

by Aubrey B. Jones Jr.

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Published by PublishAmerica .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL8452476M
    ISBN 101413793681
    ISBN 109781413793680

    Beth Arnold is a journalist and award-winning writer, living in Paris, who has written for such print venues as Rolling Stone, GQ, InStyle, Self, American Way, Premiere, and Mirabella. Online, besides her regular blogging for The Huffington Post (where she now produces the “Letter From Paris” branded column and podcasts), Arnold has also. The history of agriculture in the United States covers the period from the first English settlers to the present day. In Colonial America, agriculture was the primary livelihood for 90% of the population, and most towns were shipping points for the export of agricultural farms were geared toward subsistence production for family use. The rapid growth of population and . The Cotton Boom. While the pace of industrialization picked up in the North in the s, the agricultural economy of the slave South grew, if anything, more entrenched. In the decade before the Civil War cotton prices rose more than 50 percent, to cents a . Tom Cotton was born on in Dardanelle, Arkansas. Cotton's father, Thomas Leonard "Len" Cotton, was a district supervisor in the Arkansas Health Department, and his mother, Avis (née Bryant) Cotton, was a schoolteacher who later Education: Harvard University (BA, JD), .

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