By Drew A. Swanson
Swanson, who brings to his narrative the adventure of getting grown up on a operating Virginia tobacco farm, explores how one test at agricultural permanence went heavily awry. He weaves jointly social, agricultural, and cultural historical past of the Piedmont quarter and illustrates how rules approximately race and panorama administration turned entangled lower than slavery and in a while. demanding long-held perceptions, this cutting edge research examines not just the fabric relationships that hooked up crop, land, and other people but additionally the excuses that inspired tobacco farming within the region.
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