Kentucky: Decades of Discord, 1865-1900

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University Press of Kentucky, 1977 - History - 552 pages
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The most thorough and ambitious study yet made of this significant and turbulent period in Kentucky's history. Over 70 pictures and maps recreate the atmosphere of the times.
  

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Contents

A Backward Look
1
The Beginnings of Exconfederate Domination
19
Bourbonism and the New Departure
29
The People
60
Society and its Diversions
95
Trials of the New Departure
118
Exconfederate Rule and Panic Politics
141
A Short Season of Progress
172
Old Bolivars First Victory
239
The Constitutional Convention 18901891
258
Literature and the Arts
269
Agricultural and Industrial Development
294
Political Events of the 1890s
314
The Changing Century
348
Lawlessness and Violence
377
Goebel
410

Educating the People
185
Politics of the Mauve Era
210

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