The Selling of the South

The Southern Crusade for Industrial Development, 1936-90
Author: James C. Cobb
Paper – $23
978-0-252-06162-2
Publication Date
Paperback: 01/01/1993
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About the Book

From the Great Depression to the Sunbelt Era the South has pursued industrial development as the remedy for its economic ills. The mixed results of this ongoing crusade are chronicled in this path-breaking study, updated to 1990, in which James Cobb examines the expectations, achievements, and side effects of the dive for southern industrialization.