Breaking the Land

The Transformation of Cotton, Tobacco, and Rice Cultures since 1880
Author: Pete Daniel
Hard choices and uncertain outcomes during a watershed era in southern agricultural history
Paper – $33
Publication Date
Paperback: 01/01/1986
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About the Author

Pete Daniel is a public historian and past president of the Organization of American Historians. He is the author of Dispossession: Discrimination against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights and The Shadow of Slavery: Peonage in the South, 1901-1969.

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Winner of the Herbert Feis Award of the American Historical Association, 1985. Winner of the Charles S. Sydnor Award of the Southern Historical Association, 1985.