Dirt Roads to Dixie: Accessibility and Modernization in the South, 1885-1935

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Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1991 - History - 206 pages
At the conclusion of the nineteenth century, one of the issues that attracted the attention of reformers in the South was road improvements. Populists who subscribed to the tenets of the good roads movement sought to provide farmers with better access to markets, make the cultural and employment opportunities of cities more available, and perhaps even halt the mass exodus of young people from the farms.
 

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Contents

Introduction I
1
1910
95
Chronology
171
Bibliographic Essay
189
Index
201
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