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The Resource King Cotton's advocate : Oscar G. Johnston and the New Deal, Lawrence J. Nelson

King Cotton's advocate : Oscar G. Johnston and the New Deal, Lawrence J. Nelson

Label
King Cotton's advocate : Oscar G. Johnston and the New Deal
Title
King Cotton's advocate
Title remainder
Oscar G. Johnston and the New Deal
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence J. Nelson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One of the largest cotton planters in the United States, Oscar G. Johnston of Mississippi (1880-1955) became King Cotton's most effective advocate during the New Deal era. Nelson explores Johnston's long career and the critical role he played in shaping public policy toward a vital but depressed industry". -- Jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Lawrence J.
Dewey number
976.2/06/092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F341.J64
LC item number
N45 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cotton farmers
  • Cotton growing
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Politicians
  • Johnston, Oscar
  • Mississippi
  • Mississippi
  • United States
Label
King Cotton's advocate : Oscar G. Johnston and the New Deal, Lawrence J. Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-317) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Oscar -- Corporate planter -- Golden egg -- Ten-cent rescue -- Acres, not bales -- An ounce of remedy, a pound of reform -- Welfare capitalist -- Cotton diplomat -- Outwitting the speculators -- Tempest in a tea pot -- Fence rails and graveyards -- King Cotton needs a voice -- I have never liked the term "New Deal" -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
39085357
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 330 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781572330252
Isbn Type
(paper meets minimum requirements)
Lccn
98019739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
King Cotton's advocate : Oscar G. Johnston and the New Deal, Lawrence J. Nelson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-317) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Oscar -- Corporate planter -- Golden egg -- Ten-cent rescue -- Acres, not bales -- An ounce of remedy, a pound of reform -- Welfare capitalist -- Cotton diplomat -- Outwitting the speculators -- Tempest in a tea pot -- Fence rails and graveyards -- King Cotton needs a voice -- I have never liked the term "New Deal" -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
39085357
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 330 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781572330252
Isbn Type
(paper meets minimum requirements)
Lccn
98019739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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