"Boomtown Rabbits": The Rabbit Market in Chatham County, North Carolina, 1880-1920: An article from Southern Cultures 18:2, Summer 2012: The Special Issue on Food

by Will Sexton

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Overview

Although the same cottontails flourished across the region, Chatham County turned its rabbits into something like a regional brand, recognized throughout the South and along the eastern seaboard. By the end of the nineteenth century, Siler City had become the de facto rabbit capital of the southeast."

This article appears in the Summer 2012 issue of Southern Cultures. The full issue is also available as an ebook.

Southern Cultures is published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter) by the University of North Carolina Press. The journal is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for the Study of the American South.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781469600345
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 25
File size: 3 MB

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