Author:Lawrence O. Christensen and Gary R. Kremer

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A History of Missouri: Volume IV, 1875 to 1919

By: Lawrence O. Christensen and Gary R. Kremer

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Missouri University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 215599

ISBN: 0826215599

Condition: 296 pages, 5 3/4 x 9 1/4, bibliography, index., paperback, Missouri University Press


Drawing on original research in primary sources, this comprehensive study covers such topics as the Constitution of 1875, the impact of railroad expansion, the 1904 World's Fair, the Populist and Progressive movements, and World War I. It also deals with less familiar topics, such as the state's use of convict labor to save taxpayers money, the emergence of women's clubs, the arrival of moving pictures, and the terrible conditions under which coal miners worked and lived.Research on the weekly newspapers of such towns as Edina, Bethany, Boonville, Mount Vernon, and Kennett provides a compa... View more info