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They Live on the Land: Life in an Open Country Southern Community

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They Live on the Land: Life in an Open Country Southern Community - Terry, Paul W, and Sims, Verner M, and Mohr, Clarence (Introduction by)
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"First published in 1940 as part of the information-gathering effort of the TVA, the work examines Gorgas, Alabama, a predominantly white farming settlement. Hailed as the most intensive case study ever made in the South, the book provides a detailed portrait of southern rural life on the verge of extinction." —Florida Historical Quarterly "One of the finest examples of the genre of the community survey. . . The book is remarkably free of special pleading. And every chapter is paced with fascinating data and ...

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They Live on the Land: Life in an Open Country Southern Community 1993, University Alabama Press

ISBN-13: 9780817305871

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