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Author Barron, Hal S.
Title Mixed harvest : the second great transformation in the rural North, 1870-1930 / Hal S. Barron.
Imprint Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

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Author Barron, Hal S.
Series Studies in rural culture
Studies in rural culture.
Subject Social change -- United States -- History.
United States -- Rural conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-286) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0807860263 (electronic bk.)
9780807860267 (electronic bk.)
0807823546 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807846597 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 44960757
Additional Format Print version: Barron, Hal S. Mixed harvest. Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 1997 0807823546 (DLC) 96051451 (OCoLC)36066041
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Introduction: Change, Continuity, and the Transformations of Rural Life7
1And the Crooked Shall Be Made Straight: Rural Road Reform and the Politics of Localism19
2Teach No More His Neighbor: Localism and Rural Opposition to Educational Reform43
3Bringing Forth Strife: The Ironies of Dairy Organization in the New York Milkshed81
4The Reap the Whirlwind: The Social and Ideological Bases of Farmers' Grain Elevators107
5With All the Fragrant Powders of the Merchant: Mail-Order Buying in the Rural North155
6Not the Bread of Idleness: The Rural North and Consumer Culture in the 1920s193
 Conclusion243
 Notes247
 Note on Sources287
 Index289