In the Absence of Towns: Settlement and Country Trade in Southside Virginia, 1730-1800 (Geographical Perspectives on the Human Past)
By: Charles J. Farmer (author)Paperback
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During the period from 1730 to 1800, not one town was developed in Southside Virginia, despite tremendous economic development and population growth. Charles Farmer asserts that the characteristics of the tobacco production and trade and the use of slave labor were the primary reasons for the lack of development in the region. In this text, Farmer examines these issues as well as the importance and persistence of country store trade.
Charles J. Farmer is associate professor of geography at Frostburg State University.
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