9781604737981 cloth alkaline paper 9781604737998 e-book
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Prologue : the power of cotton The cultural image of cotton, 1945 The new politics of cotton The cotton conference A new era begins Ambassadors of foreign policy, 1945-1950 The dinner table war : postwar struggles The South transformed : cotton's mechanization, 1945-1970 The white gold rush : cotton moves West Boll weevils, worms, and moths : a hundred-year war Memphis : the epicenter of the Cotton Belt "The fabric of our lives" : cotton incorporated The Texas plains : America's cotton patch The question of subsidies Crop lien to futures : financing cotton The role of textiles Research : the key to viability Challenges anew The globalization of cotton The new cotton culture.