The Fragile Fabric of Union: Cotton, Federal Politics, and the Global Origins of the Civil War.
The Johns Hopkins University Press
Cotton’s Effect on the Southern Political EconomyThis excellent book begins by emphasizing the usefulness of studying past societies by investigating their leaders’ views on political economy. This research method leads not to the determinism of pure economics nor to a purely legali....
Huston, James L.
"The Fragile Fabric of Union: Cotton, Federal Politics, and the Global Origins of the Civil War.,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 12
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol12/iss1/19