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The evolution of the Mississippi Delta

Bell, James E.

The evolution of the Mississippi Delta

from exploited labor and mules to mechanization and agribusiness

by Bell, James E.

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Published by iUniverse in New York, Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region),
  • Social change -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region),
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Economic conditions,
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Social conditions,
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Race relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-232) and index.

    StatementJames E. Bell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC107.A15 B45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 254 p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24014027M
    ISBN 100595495648, 0595635776, 0595611524
    ISBN 109780595495641, 9780595635771, 9780595611522
    LC Control Number2009280184

    Nov 08,  · Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us The simple and expressive form of the Mississippi Delta blues has played a major influence on the . This fascinating museum contains exhibits, as well as programs and events, that chronicle the evolution of blues music in the Delta region of Mississippi. After learning about this American-born sound, mosey over to Cat Head Delta Blues and Folk Art to browse through the store to find one-of-a-kind Delta-based folk art, and of course, blues.

    May 29,  · This is the Mississippi State Penitentiary, a notorious prison in the Delta often referred to as Parchman Farm, where Curtis Flowers has spent most of the past two decades. He's been incarcerated since his arrest, on January 14, , for allegedly murdering four people at . Mar 29,  · The legend of Robert Johnson is one of the founding myths of both Delta Blues and Rock and Roll. Even eighty years later, his life and death still remain shrouded in .

    Jan 29,  · Mississippi Delta blues is the most intense of the three styles and has been the most influential. Vocally, it is the most speech-like, and the guitar accompaniment is rhythmic and percussive; a slide or bottleneck is often used. The Mississippi style is represented by Charley Patton, Eddie (“Son”) House, and Robert Johnson, among others. In Delta Empire: Lee Wilson and the Transformation of Agriculture in the New South Jeannie Whayne employs the fascinating history of a powerful plantation owner in the Arkansas delta to recount the evolution of southern agriculture from the late nineteenth century through World War fixdemocracynow.com: Jeannie Whayne.


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