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Mississippi harvest [electronic resource] : lumbering in the longleaf pine belt, 1840-1915 / Nollie W. Hickman.

By: Hickman, Nollie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: University, Miss. : University of Mississippi, c1962Description: 1 online resource (306 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781604732887 (electronic bk.); 1604732881 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Lumber trade -- Mississippi | Lumbering -- Mississippi | Longleaf pine | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Agribusiness | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable AgricultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mississippi harvest.DDC classification: 338.1749751 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
I: The Setting; II: Ante Bellum Lumbering; III: Ante Bellum Lumbering in Harrison County; IV: Years of Transition; V: Commercial Lumbering in the Interior, 1865-1890; VI: Federal Land Policies in the Pinelands; VII: State Land Policies in the Pinelands; VIII: Logging and Rafting, 1840-1910; IX: The Naval Stores Industry; X: Life in the Turpentine Woods; XI: Lumbering Reaches Its Peak; XII: The Big Mills; XIII: Mississippi Pine Goes Abroad; XIV: Mississippi Pine Stays at Home; XV: Railroads and the Lumber Industry; XVI: The Labor Problem; XVII: The End and a New Beginning; Appendix.
Summary: In this classic work of Mississippi history, Nollie W. Hickman relates the felling of great. forests of longleaf pine in a southern state where lumbering became a mighty industry. Mississippi Harvest records the arduous transportation of logs to the mills, at first by. oxcart and water and later by rail. It details how the naval stores trade flourished. through the production of turpentine, pitch, and rosin and through the expansion of. exports, which furnished France with spars for sailing vessels. The book tracks the. impact of the Civil War on southern lumbering, the tragedy of denuded land.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-299) and index.

I: The Setting; II: Ante Bellum Lumbering; III: Ante Bellum Lumbering in Harrison County; IV: Years of Transition; V: Commercial Lumbering in the Interior, 1865-1890; VI: Federal Land Policies in the Pinelands; VII: State Land Policies in the Pinelands; VIII: Logging and Rafting, 1840-1910; IX: The Naval Stores Industry; X: Life in the Turpentine Woods; XI: Lumbering Reaches Its Peak; XII: The Big Mills; XIII: Mississippi Pine Goes Abroad; XIV: Mississippi Pine Stays at Home; XV: Railroads and the Lumber Industry; XVI: The Labor Problem; XVII: The End and a New Beginning; Appendix.

In this classic work of Mississippi history, Nollie W. Hickman relates the felling of great. forests of longleaf pine in a southern state where lumbering became a mighty industry. Mississippi Harvest records the arduous transportation of logs to the mills, at first by. oxcart and water and later by rail. It details how the naval stores trade flourished. through the production of turpentine, pitch, and rosin and through the expansion of. exports, which furnished France with spars for sailing vessels. The book tracks the. impact of the Civil War on southern lumbering, the tragedy of denuded land.

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