Table of contents for Rising tide : the great Mississippi flood of 1927 and how it changed America / John M. Barry.


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Contents

Prologue 13

Part One: THE ENGINEERS 19

Chapter One 21

Chapter Two 32

Chapter Three 46

Chapter Four 55

Chapter Five 67

Chapter Six 78

Part Two: SENATOR PERCY 93

Chapter Seven 95

Chapter Eight 107

Chapter Nine 122

Chapter Ten 132

Chapter Eleven 143

Chapter Twelve 156

Part Three: THE RIVER 169

Chapter Thirteen 173

Chapter Fourteen 179

Chapter Fifteen 190

Chapter Sixteen 202

Part Four: THE CLUB 211

Chapter Seventeen 213

Chapter Eighteen 222

Chapter Nineteen 234

Chapter Twenty 245

Part Five: THE GREAT HUMANITARIAN 259

Chapter Twenty-One 261

Chapter Twenty-Two 272

Chapter Twenty-Three 282

Part Six: THE SON 291

Chapter Twenty-Four 293

Chapter Twenty-Five 303

Chapter Twenty-Six 318

Chapter Twenty-Seven 324

Part Seven: THE CLUB 337

Chapter Twenty-Eight 339

Chapter Twenty-Nine 344

Chapter Thirty 352

Part Eight: THE GREAT HUMANITARIAN 361

Chapter Thirty-One 363

Chapter Thirty-TwO 378

Chapter Thirty-Three 387

Part Nine: THE LEAVING OF THE WATERS 397

Chapter Thirty-Four 399

Chapter Thirty-Five 412

Appendix:

The River Today 423

Notes 427

Bibliography 481

Acknowledgments and Methodology 497

Index 501




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Floods -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 20th century.
Flood control -- Mississippi River -- History.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 1865-
Humphreys, A. A. -- (Andrew Atkinson), -- 1810-1883.
Eads, James Buchanan, -- 1820-1887.
Percy family.