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The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller's Observations On Cotton And Slavery In The American Slave States, 1853-1861

Frederick Law Olmsted
The Cotton Kingdom recounts a journalist's daily observations of the curse of slavery: the poverty it brought to both black and white people; the inadequacies of the plantation system; and the economic
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Frederick Law Olmsted was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. He is popularly considered to be the father of American landscape architecture. Through his work as a journalist for the New York Daily Times (New York Times), he became interested in the adverse economic effects of slavery and The Cotton Kingdom is a result of this. He died in 1903
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