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John Hammond Moore
Published: Feb 3 2010
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A native Mississippian, John Hebron Moore retired from the history department at Florida State University in 1993. He is the author of The Emergence of the Cotton Kingdom in the Old Southwest and Andrew Brown and Cypress Lumbering in the Old Southwest.
Douglas Helms is a historian with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He is the author of Readings in the History of the Soil Conservation Service and of numerous articles on the cotton boll weevil.
"This valuable study rests upon effective utilization of rich printed sources, supplemented by significant professional literature. . . . This treatise makes an unusually important series of contributions to our knowledge of the history of agriculture in the Deep South."—Journal of Southern History
"A thorough and interesting monograph. . . . Moore has made an important contribution toward a more adequate understanding of the cultural and economic history of ante-bellum Mississippi."—Mississippi Valley Historical Review
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