Conversations on S.C. History: The State & the New Nation - The Importance of Cotton

May 6, 2019

Peter Coclanis

(Originally broadcast 02/10/17) - Dr. Peter Coclanis, the Albert Ray Newsome Distinguished Professor & Director of the Global Research Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, joins Dr. Edgar for the first of a series of Conversations on South Carolina: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828. Professor Coclanis, author of The Shadow of a Dream: Economic Life and Death in the South Carolina Low Country, 1670-1920, will discuss the historical importance of cotton to the state's economy.

This series of public conversations is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Southern Studies Institute.

All Stations: Fri, May 10, 12 pm | News Stations: Sun, May 12 06, 4 pm