A historical-geographical perspective on Alabama's economy from the antebellum era through the twentieth century. Yeoman diversity, the plantation, the rise and fall of cotton monoculture. The emergence of manufacturing and cities. Recent patters of "pocket development," agriculture, and re-forestation.
"Regions of Alabama," a presentation by Wayne Flynt
Published on October 3, 2005
Wayne Flynt sketches the geographical and cultural regions