Table of contents for When the Mississippi ran backwards : empire, intrigue, murder, and the New Madrid earthquakes / Jay Feldman.

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Part I: Portents

chapter one: A Time of Extraordinaries

Part II: Rumblings

chapter two: A Country Equal to Our Most Sanguine Wishes

chapter three: Disappointments and Sufferings

chapter four: One of Those Uncommon Geniuses

chapter five: The Impending Destruction

chapter six: The Bloody Ground

chapter seven: The Monster of the Waters

Part III: Upheaval

chapter eight: All Nature Was in a State of Dissolution

chapter nine: A Real Chaos

Part IV: Aftershocks

chapter ten: The Accumulated Load of Public Odium

chapter eleven: A War of Extirpation

chapter twelve: The Fatal Blow

chapter thirteen: The Field of Slaughter



bibliography of works consulted



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812.
Mississippi River -- History -- 19th century.
Indians of North America -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 1803-1865.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1812-1815.
New Madrid Region (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century.