Feud: Hatfields, McCoys, and Social Change in Appalachia, 1860-1900

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1988 - History - 313 pages
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The Hatfield-McCoy feud, the entertaining subject of comic strips, popular songs, movies, and television, has long been a part of American folklore and legend. Ironically, the extraordinary endurance of the myth that has grown up around the Hatfields and
  

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User Review  - thebradking - LibraryThing

My quick take on the book: This is a interesting read for those new to the Appalachian region, but I found the explanations about the larger forces at work to be lacking. A much better portrait of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

This book makes history interesting, but seems thoroughly researched. It makes a story that has been exaggerated and explains it pretty well while keeping me engaged. Read full review

Contents

The Feud
1
Interim 18821888
139
The Feud Recast
158
Notes
261
Bibliography
293
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Altina L. Waller, professor emerita of history at the University of Connecticut, is author of Reverend Beecher and Mrs. Tilton: Sex and Class in Victorian America.

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