The Effects of Alternative Regional Delineations on Historical Interpretation
Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University - Economics Department
Economic Forum, Volume XII, Winter 1981-1982
The distinctions between behavior and institutions in the North or West as compared to the South figure prominently. For a large number of these questions the answers become ambiguous, and the ambiguity revolves around how one chooses to define "the South." As will become clear, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia are particularly important since they possess characteristics which make classifications difficult.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 7
Keywords: regional economic history, regional economic growth, antebellum manufacturing
JEL Classification: N31, N11, N61Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: August 15, 2012
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