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    • The Old South Frontier

    • Cotton Plantations and the Formation of Arkansas Society, 1819-1861
    • By: Donald P. McNeilly
    • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    In this deeply researched and well-written study, Donald P. McNeilly examines how moderately wealthy planters and sons of planters immigrated into the virtually empty lands of Arkansas, seeking their fortune and to establish themselves as the leaders of a new planter aristocracy west of the Mississippi River. These men, sometimes alone, sometimes with family, and usually with slaves, sought the best land possible, cleared it, planted their crops, and erected crude houses and other buildings.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not What I Expected

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-31-18

    Regular price: $19.95