Princes of Cotton: Four Diaries of Young Men in the South, 1848-1860
A rogue, a megalomaniac, a plodder, and a depressive: the men whose previously unpublished diaries are collected in this volume were four very different characters. But they had much in common too. All were from the Deep South. All were young, between seventeen and twenty-five. All had a connection to cotton and slaves. Most obviously, all were diarists, enduring night upo...more
Hardcover, 576 pages
Published February 25th 2007 by University of Georgia Press
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