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Whayne, Jeannie M.

A New Plantation South
Land, Labor, and Federal Favor in Twentieth-Century Arkansas Jeannie M. Whayne

Jeannie M. Whayne traces the emergence of a transformed southern plantation system in the Arkansas delta decades after the end of the Civil War. By manipulating laws and federal and state agencies to gain control over land policy, Poinsett County planters fought to maintain their place on the land... More