Tobacco Culture Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))


Breen, T. H. “Preface.” In Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution, pp. xi-xiv. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1985.

Asserts that the eighteenth-century Virginia tobacco growers established the social relationships and hierarchies of their era “in the fields and the marketplace” of the tobacco trade.

Clemens, Paul G. E. “The Operation of an Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake Tobacco Plantation.” Agricultural History XLIX, No. 3 (July 1975): 517-31.

Analyzes the economic conditions of eighteenth-century tobacco farmers in the Chesapeake...

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