Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

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Contents
Acknowledgmentsix
INTRODUCTION The View from the Mountain3
1The Setting, the Cherokees, and the First Era of Ducktown Mining, 1843–187814
2The Revival of Ducktown Mining and the First Smoke Suits, 1890–190336
3The Farmers and the Copper Companies Wage Battle in the Tennessee Courts58
4Georgia Enters the Fray81
5The Ducktown Desert and Georgia’s First Smoke Suit105
6Will Shippen, Forestry, and Georgia’s Second Smoke Suit, 1905–1907141
7Attorney General Hart, the National Farmers Union, and the Search for a Remedy, 1907–1910170
8The Smoke Injunction and the Great War, 1914–1918195
9Power Dams, Whitewater Rafting, and the Reclamation of the Ducktown Desert, 1916–2010222
EPILOGUE The View from the Mountain251
Notes259
Bibliography301
Index321
A map of Ducktown and vicinity and a section of photographs follow page 128.

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