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Mortgaging the Future: The North-South rift led to a piecemeal system of bank regulation -- with dangerous consequences (p. 32)
Good as Gold: In Lincoln's wartime ''greenbacks,'' a preview of the 20th-century rise of fiat currency (p.35)
Fabric of Modernity: How Southern cotton became the cornerstone of a new global commodities trade (p.36)
Municipal Bonds: How Slavery Built Wall Street (p. 40)
Pecan Pioneer: The Enslaved Man Who Cultivated the South's Favorite Nut (p.76)
Anne C. Bailey and Dannielle Bowman (photograph)
Shadow of the Past (p. 98)
Alan Bailin, M.L.S, Ph.D.
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