By Drew A. Swanson
Swanson, who brings to his narrative the adventure of getting grown up on a operating Virginia tobacco farm, explores how one try at agricultural permanence went heavily awry. He weaves jointly social, agricultural, and cultural background of the Piedmont zone and illustrates how rules approximately race and panorama administration grew to become entangled lower than slavery and in a while. difficult long-held perceptions, this leading edge research examines not just the cloth relationships that attached crop, land, and folks but additionally the reasons that inspired tobacco farming within the region.
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