Arkansas and the New South, 1874�1929
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In Arkansas and the New South, 1874-1929 Carl Moneyhon examines the struggle of Arkansas's people to enter the economic and social mainstreams of the nation in the years from the end of Reconstruction to the beginning of the Great Depression. Economic changes brought about by development of the timber industry, exploitation of the rich coal fields in the western part of th...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by University of Arkansas Press (first published August 1st 1997)
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I had the pleasure of being able to take two classes taught by Dr. Moneyhon at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. I have just read this work of his on my home state and it's unique history. I have to say in all the years I've been studying history and reading the works of others on the subject, Moneyhon is in a league all his own. His writing is simplistic, easy to read, and even entertaining to those who care about the subject. After reading this book I find myself wanting to read more...more
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