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Published by Porcupine Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Alabama,
  • Alabama.


  • Cotton growing -- Alabama.,
  • Alabama -- Economic conditions.

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Statementby Charles S. Davis.
SeriesPerspectives in American history,, no. 3, Perspectives in American history (Philadelphia), no. 3.
LC ClassificationsHD9077.A2 D3 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 233 p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5422410M
ISBN 100879913290
LC Control Number73016160

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