Publications

The searchable list below includes peer-reviewed publications by CPC fellows, predoctoral trainees, postdoctoral scholars, and professional staff during the period of 2004 - present. 

Additional publications by our research projects and their collaborative communities may be found on their respective web sites such as:


Coclanis, Peter A. (Forthcoming). Gang Versus Task Labor, Slave. In Trotter, Joe William, Jr. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of African-American History. Facts on File.

Coclanis, Peter A. (Forthcoming). Home and the World: Perspectives on the Economic History of the American South. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press.

Coclanis, Peter A. (Forthcoming). Indigo. In Trotter, Joe William, Jr. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of African-American History. Facts on File.

Coclanis, Peter A. (Forthcoming). Is Industrial Agriculture a Success or Failure? In Ludington, Chad & Booker, Matthew (Eds.), Food Fights: How the Past Matters to Contemporary Food Debates. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press.

Coclanis, Peter A. (Forthcoming). Jack P. Greene. In Steirer, William F., Jr. & Owens, Rameth Richard (Eds.), Historians of the American South. New York: Garland Press.

Coclanis, Peter A. (Forthcoming). The Geography of the (Southern Historical) Imagination. Southeastern Geographer.

Coclanis, Peter A. (Forthcoming). ’Innovative Solutions to Modern Agriculture’: Capitalist Farming, Global Competition, and the Devolution of the U.S. Rice Industry. In Beckert, Sven & Desan, Christine (Eds.), The New History of American Capitalism. New York: Columbia University Press.

Coclanis, Peter A.; & Brundage, W. Fitzhugh. (Forthcoming). Fast-Food Region: Cheap, 'Energy-Dense' Eats in a Poor, Unhealthy Region. Southern Studies.

Coclanis, Peter A. (2017). Failing to Excite: The Dixie Dynamo in the Global Economy. In Tise, Larry E. & Crow, Jeffrey J. (Eds.), New Voyages to Carolina: Reinterpreting North Carolina History (pp. 332-53). Chapel Hill, N.C.: The University of North Carolina Press.

Coclanis, Peter A. (2017). Madison, Hamilton, and Jefferson: Reinterpreting America's Founding Fathers. Business History Review, 91(3), 575-87.

Coclanis, Peter A. (2017). The American Civil War and Its Aftermath. In Eltis, David, Engerman, Stanley L., Drescher, Seymour & Richardson, David (Eds.), The Cambridge World History of Slavery (pp. 513-39). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coclanis, Peter A.; & Coclanis, Alex. (2017). Black Magic: African American Athletes and the Shifting Fortunes of Big Ten Football. Middle West Review, 3(2), 21-43.

Coclanis, Peter A. (2016). Another 'Faithful Index’: Inventive Activity and Economic Innovation in Nineteenth-Century South Carolina. In Brinkmeyer, Robert H., Jr. & Kutzler, Evan A. (Eds.), Citizen-Scholar: Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar (pp. 139-52). Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press.

Coclanis, Peter A. (2016). The Road to Commodity Hell: The Rise and Fall of the First American Rice Industry. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Bray, Francesca; Coclanis, Peter A.; Fields-Black, Edda L.; & Schafer, Dagmar. (2015). Rice: Global Networks and New Histories. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Coclanis, Peter A. (2015). Economies, American: North America. In Miller, Joseph C. (Ed.), The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History (pp. 165-9). Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Coclanis, Peter A. (2015). White Rice: The Midwestern Origins of the Modern Rice Industry in the United States. In Bray, Francesca, Coclanis, Peter A., Fields-Black, Edda L. & Schafer, Dagmar (Eds.), Rice: Global Networks and New Histories (pp. 291-317). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Coclanis, Peter A.; & Jarausch, Konrad H. (2015). Quantification in History. In Wright, James D. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (pp. 695-9). Oxford, England: Elsevier Press.

Hahn, Barbara; Saraiva, Tiago; Rhode, Paul W.; Coclanis, Peter A.; & Strom, Claire. (2014). Does Crop Determine Culture? Agricultural History, 88(3), 407-39.

Coclanis, Peter A. (2013). Pitirim A. Sorokin's Early Contributions to the Development of Anthropometric History. Economics and Human Biology, 11(3), 259-68.

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