Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area

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Contents
Forewordvii
Introductionxi
PART I: The Wilderness Seed
1. Our Disinherited Forebears3
2. A Harsh New Land Becomes Home Sweet Home11
PART II: A Land Divided
3. The War35
4. The Wars46
5. The Things That Are More Excellent52
PART III: The Coming of the Coal Men
6. Trees61
7. Coal70
8. The Frontier a Century After77
9. The Alabaster Cities93
10. The Big Bosses112
PART IV: Boom and Bust
11. The Big Boom141
12. Moonshine and Mayhem153
13. The Great Depression165
14. The Union Drives188
15. The Legacy of the Thirties206

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