The Resource Night comes to the Cumberlands : a biography of a depressed area, by Harry M. Caudill ; with a foreword by Stewart L. Udall

Night comes to the Cumberlands : a biography of a depressed area, by Harry M. Caudill ; with a foreword by Stewart L. Udall

Label
Night comes to the Cumberlands : a biography of a depressed area
Title
Night comes to the Cumberlands
Title remainder
a biography of a depressed area
Statement of responsibility
by Harry M. Caudill ; with a foreword by Stewart L. Udall
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Caudill explores the southern Appalachian Mountains area's history, from its first settlement to the Civil War, and from the rise of coal barons to the economic despair of the 1950s and 1960s
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-1990
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caudill, Harry M.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC107.K4C3
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Appalachian Region
  • Appalachian Region
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
  • Cumberland Mountains
Target audience
adult
Label
Night comes to the Cumberlands : a biography of a depressed area, by Harry M. Caudill ; with a foreword by Stewart L. Udall
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
pt. 1. The wilderness seed. Our disinherited forebears -- A harsh new land becomes home sweet home -- pt. 2. A land divided. The war -- The wars -- The things that are more excellent -- pt. 3. The coming of the coal men. Trees -- Coal -- The frontier a century after -- The alabaster cities -- The big bosses -- pt. 4. Boom and bust. The big boom -- Moonshine and mayhem -- The Great Depression -- The union drives -- The legacy of the thirties -- pt. 5. The second boom. From bust to boom again -- pt. 6. Waste and welfare. Darkening horizons -- The rise of the Welfare state -- pt. 7. The Purple Mountain majesties. The rape of the Appalachians -- The scene today -- The politics of decay -- pt. 8. The future. The case for a Southern Mountain Authority
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 394 p., [8] p. of plates
Lccn
63-013450
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 00010519
  • CARL505291322 /
  • (OCoLC)ocm00171740
  • 289638
  • 289638
Label
Night comes to the Cumberlands : a biography of a depressed area, by Harry M. Caudill ; with a foreword by Stewart L. Udall
Publication
Contents
pt. 1. The wilderness seed. Our disinherited forebears -- A harsh new land becomes home sweet home -- pt. 2. A land divided. The war -- The wars -- The things that are more excellent -- pt. 3. The coming of the coal men. Trees -- Coal -- The frontier a century after -- The alabaster cities -- The big bosses -- pt. 4. Boom and bust. The big boom -- Moonshine and mayhem -- The Great Depression -- The union drives -- The legacy of the thirties -- pt. 5. The second boom. From bust to boom again -- pt. 6. Waste and welfare. Darkening horizons -- The rise of the Welfare state -- pt. 7. The Purple Mountain majesties. The rape of the Appalachians -- The scene today -- The politics of decay -- pt. 8. The future. The case for a Southern Mountain Authority
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 394 p., [8] p. of plates
Lccn
63-013450
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 00010519
  • CARL505291322 /
  • (OCoLC)ocm00171740
  • 289638
  • 289638

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