Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 248
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The South has typically been viewed as a region not favorably disposed to innovation and technology, yet innovation was never absent from industrialization. These seven essays assess the role of innovations in the region, some by examining specific industries in subregions: steamboats in the lower Mississippi valley, textile manufacturing in Georgia and Arkansas, coal mining in Virginia, and sugar planting and processing in Louisiana. Others consider the role of technology in South Carolina textile mills around the turn of the twentieth century, the electrification of the Tennessee valley, and telemedicine in contemporary Arizona. Together, these articles show that southerners set significant limitations on the adoption of technological innovations, particularly in a milieu where slaveholding agriculture had shaped the allocation of resources.