@Book{ rothman2012,
    author = {Joshua D. Rothman},
    title = {Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson},
    address = {Athens},
    publisher = {University of Georgia Press},
    year = 2012,

pp. 3-4: some good summary statistics on the cotton boom

p. 183: “groceries” and “coffee houses” as sites of gambling and slave trading

pp. 292–301: Panic of 1837, flight of Refugees to Texas in wake of economic collapse as possible foreshadowing of later Confederate refugeeing?