Historians have written much about south carolinas colonial past but in plantation enterprise edelson provides a compelling and well written new perspective on frequently debated topics by asking commonsense questions about heretofore accepted interpretations. This impressive scholarly debut deftly reinterprets one of americas oldest symbols the southern slave plantation s max edelson examines the relationships between planters slaves and the natural world they colonized to create the carolina lowcountry european settlers came to south carolina in 1670 determined to possess an abundant wilderness. The impact of this book will extend well beyond colonial south carolina russell r menard university of minnesota by far the most detailed and authoritative account of plantation agricultures dynamic development in colonial south carolina this study is an excellent blend of economic and environmental history. A very well written as well as well researched book on its topic and while its focus is on planters in south carolina theres content of merit for the general scholar of the plantation era of the americna south here too. By far the most detailed and authoritative account of plantation agricultures dynamic development in colonial south carolina this study is an excellent blend of economic and environmental history philip d morgan johns hopkins university
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