Cannon Mills and Kannapolis: Persistent Paternalism in a Textile Town

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Cannon Mills was once the country s largest manufacturer of household textiles, and in many ways it exemplified the textile industry and paternalism in the postbellum South. At the same time, however, its particular brand of paternalism was much stronger and more enduring than elsewhere, and it remained in place long after most of the industry had transitioned to modern, bureaucratic management. In Cannon Mills and Kannapolis , Tim Vanderburg critically examines the rise of the Cannon Mills textile company and the North ...

Cannon Mills and Kannapolis: Persistent Paternalism in a Textile Town 2013, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572339729

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