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Yeomen, sharecroppers, and Socialists : plain folk protest in Texas, 1870-1914 / Kyle G. Wilkison.

Author/Creator:
Wilkison, Kyle Grant, 1960-
Publication:
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 297 p. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Elma Dill Russell Spencer series in the West and Southwest ; no. 30
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Subjects:
Rural poor -- Texas -- Hunt County.
Rural poor -- Texas -- Hunt County -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Rural poor -- Texas -- Hunt County -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Group identity -- Texas -- Case studies.
Land tenure -- Texas.
Farm tenancy -- Economic aspects -- Texas.
Hunt County (Tex.) -- Rural conditions.
Religion and culture -- Texas.
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Agriculture and politics -- Texas.
Contents:
Introduction
From homeplace to no place: the changing Texas economy, 1870-1910
Farmers and wealth distribution in Hunt County, Texas, 1870-1910
"A legitimate and useful life": family, work, and community
"The same class of people": cohesion and conflict
"The land shall not be sold forever": land and God in 1910s Texas
"Whose planet is this anyway?": land and the politics of dissent
Conclusion
Appendix A. Tables for Chapter 2
Appendix B. Tables for Chapter 3
Appendix C. Methods for Chapter 3
Notes
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-287) and index.
ISBN:
9781603440653 (cloth : alk. paper)
1603440658 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
213407387