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IN THE MAINLY AFTER WORLD 
the South mainly World II; innovation in farming uipment; and urbanization and regional population shiftsBased largely upon sources Cotton Fields No More will become the standard work on post Civil War agriculture in the South It will be welcomed by students of the American South and of United States agriculture conomic and social histor. No general history of southern farming since the nd of slavery has been published until now For the first time Gilbert C Fite has drawn together the many threads that make up commercial agricultural development in the leven states of the "old Confederacy to xplain why agricultural change was so slow in "Confederacy to xplain why agricultural change was so slow in South and then to show how the agents of Confederacy to xplain why agricultural change was so slow in the South and then to show how the agents of worked after 1933 to destroy the old and. Produce new agricultureFite traces the decline and departure of King Cotton as the hard taskmaster of the region and the replacement of cotton by a democratically rewarding group of farm products poultry cattle swine; soybeans; citrus and other fruits; vegetables; dairy products; and forest products He shows how such crop changes were related to other developments such as the Cotton Fields No More