By Beth English
In 1896, to confront the consequences of accelerating nation rules, hard work militancy, and festival from southern generators, the Dwight corporation turned one of many first New England cotton cloth 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 fabric 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 approach for fiscal survival, why and the way southern states attracted northern cloth capital, and the way fabric mill vendors, hard work unions, the nation, brands' institutions, and reform teams formed the continuing circulate of cotton-mill cash, equipment, and jobs. A universal Thread is a case research that is helping supply clues and predictors concerning the approaches of attracting and relocating commercial capital to constructing economies during 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