The plantation in a Regional Economy : Pocket Plantation, 1762-1785

Author:
Hoest, William Walter, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Abbot, W.W., Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The paper analyzes the "regional economy" of the American South during the colonial era. Topics include networks of transportation and marketing of tobacco, as well as the hiring processes for the tobacco plantations.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
History, Slavery, Pittsylvania County (Va.), Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Economic conditions, Plantation life
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1977/05