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Tariff Protection and Production in the Early U.S. Cotton Textile Industry
The Journal of Economic History
Vol. 44, No. 4 (Dec., 1984), pp. 1033-1045
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2122117
Page Count: 13
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The importance of tariff protection in the U.S. cotton textile industry is examined quantitatively for the period around 1833. In sharp contradiction to past writings it is found that the industry was almost entirely dependent on protection.
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