The Cotton Kings
Capitalism and Corruption in Turn-of-the-Century New York and New Orleans
Bruce E. Baker and Barbara Hahn
Bruce E. Baker, Lecturer in American History, University of Newcastle, and Barbara Hahn, Associate Professor of History, Texas Tech University
Bruce E. Baker teaches at Newcastle University in England and is co-editor of the journal American Nineteenth Century History. He is the author of What Reconstruction Meant: Historical Memory in the American South, This Mob Will Surely Take My Life: Lynchings in the Carolinas, 1871-1947, After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South, and The South at Work: Observations from 1904. Barbara Hahn is associate professor of history at Texas Tech University and associate editor of Technology and Culture. She is the author of Making Tobacco Bright: Creating an American Commodity, 1617-1937. She is spending 2014-2016 as a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow at the University of Leeds, UK.