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Suicidal Harvest: The Self-Destruction of North Carolina's Naval Stores Industry


Abstract:
This article looks at the factors that contributed to the demise of the naval stores industry in 19th century North Carolina. While economic and technological contributions played a significant role, attention is also given to the physiology and ecological dynamics of long leaf pine and southeastern Pine Barrens.
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21797