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The cotton farmers, although adding a billion dollars annually to the wealth of the world, are the most impoverished and backward of all the large groups of producers in America. Their status demands complete dependence; it requires no education and demands no initiative since the landlord determines the choice of crop, the method of cultivation, and the method of sale. The authors discuss the declining market of cotton and suggest a re-homesteading project as a solution for the tenant farmers. Originally published in 1935.A UNC Press Enduring Edition UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.