The Shadow of a Dream

The Shadow of a Dream : Economic Life and Death in the South Carolina Low Country, 1670-1920

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This important new book charts the economic and social rise and fall of a small, but intriguing part of the American South: Charleston and the surrounding South Carolina low country. Spanning 250 years, Coclanis's study analyzes the interaction of both external and internal forces on the city and countryside, examining the effects of various factors--the environment, the market, economic and political ideology, and social institutions--on the region's economy from its colonial beginnings to its collapse in the 19th and early 20th centuries.show more

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  • Hardback | 381 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.67g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2 line illustrations, 1 map, tables throughout
  • 0195044207
  • 9780195044201

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