Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of South Carolina.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-252) and index.
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The agrarian landscape Publici juris : economic development and entrepreneurship in the post-revolutionary era "An inducement to capitalists" : the rise of the merchant class "The great avenue of intercourse and common channel of commerce" : the railroad "A change in our industrial pursuits" : Vaucluse and Graniteville The elevation of commerce : the merchant's ascent and the divergence of town and country From intrastate to interstate : the railroad and the demise of publici juris "A domineering influence": Graniteville and the triumph of men of capital.