Region Focus

Winter 2008

Economic History
Rice to Riches

South Carolina nourished a wealth-generating rice industry until Asian competition and mechanization killed its comparative advantage
By Betty Joyce Nash

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Jean-Pierre Le Glaunec. Review of Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas. H-South, 2002.

Gregory H. Nobles. Review of The Shadow of a Dream. The Business History Review, 1989, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 947-948

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