Slavery, Cotton and Imperialism
When Slave-Owners, Tied to a Globalized Economy, Turned to Empire

Whitney, W.T. Jr.
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/03/25/slavery-cotton-and-imperialism/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  25/03/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16106

Whitney reviews River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom by Walter Johnson, on cotton production and slave ownership in the Mississippi River Valley prior to the U.S. Civil War.

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