Kingsport, Tennessee: A Planned American City

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University Press of Kentucky, Jan 1, 1987 - History - 259 pages
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"This first full-length biography of Kingsport challenges interpretations of regional history that promote the colonial and poverty models. It will interest scholars of urbanization, city planning, and industrialization as well as local history enthusiasts."

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Foundations of an American Dream
7
Artifacts of the Planned City
15
Building an Industrial Community
42
The Human Factor
68
The Model City in Depression and War
98
Kingsport in Transition
145
Dismantling the Model City
161
Epilogue
185
NOTES
190
INDEX
221
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About the author (1987)

Margaret Ripley Wolfe is a native of the Kingsport area and professor of history at East Tennessee State University.

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