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Contents Preface to the Second Edition and Acknowledgments Preface and Acknowledgments one. Rural Europe and Pre-Columbian America two. The Rural Development of English North America three. Maturity and Its Discontents four. Agriculture and Economic Growth in the New Republic five. Rural Life in the Young Nation six. The Unmaking and Remaking of the Rural South seven. Rural America in the Age of Industrialization eight. Prosperity and Its Discontents nine. From the Best of Times to the Worst ten. The New Deal and Rural America eleven. The Production Revolution and Its Consequences afterword. A Rural America Without Agriculture Notes Suggestions for Further Reading Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Country life -- United States -- History.
Farm life -- United States -- History.
Agriculture -- United States -- History,.
United States -- Rural conditions.