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Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Catherine McNicol Stock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book originally appeared in the wake of the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Written for a general audience, it asks where these “angry, white, rural ... More


A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley

Barbara Barksdale Clowse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179773
eISBN:
9780813179780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Frances Sage Bradley (1862-1949) was one of the first female graduates of Cornell University Medical College (1899). She spent the next half century advancing the causes of public health and medical ... More


Epilogue

Dan Allosso

in Peppermint Kings: A Rural American History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300236828
eISBN:
9780300252620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236828.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter summarizes the development of the peppermint oil industry under the leadership of three families of peppermint kings that were prominent during distinct moments in the economic history ... More


There Was No Stopping Her: Teen Marriage Continues in Rural America

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Rates of teenage marriage are at an all-time low at the turn of the twenty-first century, but teens are more likely to marry in rural areas and in the South than anywhere else in the United States. ... More


The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945

Cindy Hahamovitch

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846391
eISBN:
9781469603964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899922_hahamovitch
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book consolidates, refines, advances and grounds recent scholarship that challenges familiar platitudes about family farming and rural life in the United States. Its approach yields a depth of ... More


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