By Beth English
In 1896, to confront the results of accelerating country rules, exertions militancy, and pageant from southern generators, the Dwight corporation turned one of many first New England cotton fabric businesses to open a subsidiary mill within the South. Dwight closed its Massachusetts operations thoroughly in 1927, yet its southern subsidiary lasted 3 extra many years. In 1959, the department manufacturing unit Dwight had opened in Alabama turned one of many first cloth turbines within the South to shut within the face of post-World battle II international competition.
Beth English explains why and the way New England cotton production businesses pursued relocation to the South as a key technique for financial survival, why and the way southern states attracted northern fabric capital, and the way fabric mill proprietors, exertions unions, the kingdom, brands' institutions, and reform teams formed the continued move of cotton-mill funds, equipment, and jobs. A universal Thread is a case examine that is helping supply clues and predictors in regards to the procedures of attracting and relocating commercial capital to constructing economies through the world.
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A Common Thread: Labor, Politics, And Capital Mobility in the Textile Industry (Politics and Society in the Modern South) (Politics and Society in the ... and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South) by Beth English